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Palo Duro Canyon State Park: “Texas” – the Musical

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For our last evening, we had planned to see the musical “Texas”, which is being performed in the amphitheatre down on the canyon floor during summertime. We had already nosed around some in this place in the afternoon. The whole … Continue reading

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Hiking in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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I’m combining two days here. On our first day we did the Rojo Grande Trail, and on our second the Kiowa Trail. Mary had chosen these two trails from the map and description we had been given at the park’s … Continue reading

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Front Yard Improvement

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I had been neglecting our front yard for way too long, not only because I am too lazy, but also because I can’t work as much and as hard, especially in our Texas heat, as I used to be. For … Continue reading

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Watching German TV Live Here

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That’s possible with a little technical effort: connect our big TV-screen in the den to my laptop via HDMI cable, and access the German TV station via the internet, using Freedome [yes, with the “e”], a VPN “tunnel “supplied by … Continue reading

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Oh What Fun – Update

A few weeks ago I had posted here about our return from Palo Duro Canyon in temperatures of 105 degrees Fahrenheit while the A/C in the car was not working. Just an update here: it was a malfunctioning valve. That … Continue reading

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Mysterious, Mysterious – Update

A few weeks ago I had posted about the wine decanter I got supposedly as a present, and also about – what I thought at that time – fraudulent use of my credit card. Well, both incident have been solved … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon Trip – Day 1 [Travelling there and Arrival]

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We had been wanting to travel to Palo Duro Canyon in the so-called Panhandle in northern Texas slightly south-east of Amarillo for many years, but the only three cabins directly at the edge of the canyon are difficult to get … Continue reading

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As If 100 Degrees Weren’t Enough

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Today I had the firepit going even with an outside temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit because I needed to burn wood that had become infected with oak wilt. Our Oakwilt Specialists of Texas people had told me, when they came … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

This post was first published in my blog “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: Mein persönliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas‘” on Friday, January 22nd, 2010. Donnerstägliche Retrospektive Diesen Artikel habe ich ursprünglich in meinem Blog “Pit’s Musings … Continue reading

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15th Annual Masonic Car Show

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On Saturday, June 1st, we had this year’s Annual Masonic Car Show, the 15th as it was, on the Marktplatz. Here’s just a selection of the pictures I took: 15. Jährliche Freimaurer Auto Show Am Samstag, dem 1, Juni, hatten … Continue reading