Category Archives: Hill Country



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Two weeks ago the city started to widen Lower Crabapple Road just in front of our property, i.e. from the intersection of Frederick Road and Lower Crabapple Road to the city limits. Not that it entails very much work and … Continue reading


First Video This Year of a Fawn

Well, we kept hoping it was going to happen, and today there was the happy moment: I was able to capture a fawn and his mama on video! Of course, I don’t know which one it was. Perhaps neither of … Continue reading


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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