Category Archives: Hill Country

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Saengerfest and Bike Your Park Day

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It’s a weekend full of events hereabouts – way more than the two mentioned in the headline. But these were the only two I managed to attend. Sängerfest und Bike Your Park Day Dieses Wochenende war vollgepackt mit Veranstaltungen hier … Continue reading

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Fundraising BBQ in Albert/TX

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Yesterday, in the evening, we drove to Albert, a very small community [population 7] in the neighbourhood, on Ranch Road 1623 between Stonewall and Blanco, which nowadays is known more for its historic dance hall [88 years old] than for … Continue reading

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The 9th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

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That was quite some time ago now, as it was on April 2 this year, but for a variety of reasons I have not been able to blog about it yet – what I originally had intended to do immediately. … Continue reading

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Fawn Frolicking in Our Backyard

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It’s been a while, actually close to a month, since we saw our first fawn of the year here around the house. At that time it was a very young one. It was only yesterday that we had some more. … Continue reading

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Our First Wildflowers

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I’ve mentioned it in comments on other blogs before: we don’t have as many wildflowers as we’d like to have. In fact, we have a few only, in spite of the fact that we put out seeds last autumn and … Continue reading

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Under a Texas Sky

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Today, shortly before noon, a group of Hereford cattle were resting under the oaks on the LBJ Ranch.

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Views of/from Hayden Ranch Road

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Hayden Ranch Road [here a previous article on bicycling there] is one of the gorgeous country roads that I like bicyling so much here in the Texas Hill Country. I’ve been out bicycling there a few times lately [here a … Continue reading

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A Texas Hill Country Sunset

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Last night, we had a fantastic sunset: Ein Texas Hill Country Sonnenuntergang Gestern Abend hatten wir einen ganz fantastischen Sonnenuntergang: It reminded me of a saying we have in Germany, when we see a sky like this shortly before Christmas: … Continue reading

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Movies under the Stars

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Last night there was the last screening in this year’s “Movies under the Stars” events at the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall/TX, or, as it’s officially known, the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park. The movie shown was “The Sound of … Continue reading

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Luckenbach Loop

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After quite a long time [the last time was in August 2010] I did the Luckenbach Loop again, a ride that is described on Cycle Texas, a website for rides out of and around Fredericksburg. This ride takes you to … Continue reading