Tag Archives: fireplace


Weather Antics

It was just two nights ago that we had the A/C on, to cool our bedrooms, but yesterday it was time for a cozy fire in the fireplace in our living-room, and in two more days it will be 85 … Continue reading


Remodelling – Update 7 [It’s Done!]

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Last Saturday we were back at the old place in Karnes City, to meet our contractor for the final inspection of his work in remodelling that old house, and we were absolutely pleased with the results. Renovierung – Update 7 … Continue reading


The First Fire of Winter 2018/19 in Our Fireplace

It’s getting colder, and today was kind of a miserable autumn day, overcast and with drizzling rain. Though not really cold yet, it was nevertheless a good day to start our first fire of this winter in the fireplace in … Continue reading



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Even with a good fire burning in our fireplace, and considering our frequent BBQing, we should have enough firewood, don’t you think? Brennholz Auch wenn wir jetzt häufiger den Kamin heizen werden, und auch wenn wir ja doch das gesamte … Continue reading


It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas …

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… and sound like it, too, with the fire crackling in the fireplace and Annie Lennox singing Christmas songs in the background [You might need to turn up the volume a lot, though, to hear that], even if we haven’t … Continue reading


The Cold Front Has Passed, …

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… it’s just 45 degrees Fahrenheit outside, and the temperature is supposed to drop to 29 in the early morning hours tomorrow: the first freeze here in Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. What better time than to have a … Continue reading

When It’s Cold Outside …

… [we’re exspecting 24 Fahrenheit during the early morning hours], a blazing fire in the fireplace in the living-room feels wonderful:

Wenn es draußen kalt ist …

… [wir erwarten -5 Celsius während der frühen Morgenstunden], dann ist ein loderndes Feuer im offenen Kamin im Wohnzimmer richtig fein:


The Living-Room Fireplace

And even if it’s not yet that cold, it’s so comfy:

Und auch wenn es jetzt noch nicht so kalt ist, so ist es doch richtig gemütlich im Wohnzimmer:


The Living-Room w/ the Fireplace


From Such a Bowl …

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Aus so einer Schüssel … … even a good breakfast tastes better. … schmeckt sogar ein gutes Frühstück noch leckerer. And a fire in the back – oh so wonderfully cosy: Und ein Feuer im Rücken – so wunderbar gemütlich: … Continue reading