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Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading

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Honoring the Past: Grand Entry and Powwow

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Let’s continue with day two of this event. On this, the second day, there was to be a Powwow in the Adelsvereinshalle on Marktplatz, and two times a “Grand Entry. Because of the light conditions [bright sunshine outside but fairly … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds

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A few days ago I had a good opportunity to get pictures and videos of “our” hummingbirds [this year we seem to have four at least] flitting around our hummingbird feeders and drinking their fill. Even with me sitting close … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

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Spurred on by a tweet from Germany about a fire on the eve of summer solstice, I decided to have one here in our back yard, too. Here’s some of the pictures I took: Sommersonnenwende Angeregt durch einen Tweet aus … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 5

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And now, I think, it’s time for the final post about that show: machinery in action again – this time a corn sheller and a thresher. That was another demonstartion I enjoyed a lot: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 1

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Last Saturday, we had our 32nd Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show on the Gillespie County Fairgrounds here in Fredericksburg/TX. As I’m really interested in old machinery, I went there to take some fotos with the new Nikon D500, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Frohe Weihnachten A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all my visitors here. Ein Frohes Weihnachtsfest und ein Glückliches Neues Jahr allen meinen Besuchern hier. May this lighted Christmas tree be our hope for the next year: let … Continue reading

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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4 Inches of Rain Overnight, …

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… and “our” creek looks like this: 4 Zoll [101 Ltr/Quadatmeter] Regen über Nacht … und “unser Bach sieht so aus: From the left you see the run-off from the street [it runs in the ditch parallel to our property … Continue reading

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Gillespie County Fair

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Two weekends ago, we had our annual Gillespie County Fair, the 128th to be precise. That means it’s the oldest county fair in Texas. Annual Fairs have been held ever since the founding of the Gillespie County Fair in 1881, … Continue reading