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A Christmas Journey – 2017

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As every year for the last 17 [if I am informed correctly] the Bethany Lutheran Church congregation presented their “Christmas Journey”, a living display of biblical scenes around the birth of Jesus Christ, last weekend, and last Friday we went … Continue reading

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

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Tonight was kind of the official beginning of the Christmas season, with the lighting of the Christamas Tree and the Pyramid on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg/TX: Erleuchten des Weihnachtsbaums Heute war so etwas wie der offizielle Beginn der Weihnachtszeit, … Continue reading

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La Tequila Jalisco

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On Wednesday, Mary had just come back from China and we didn’t want to cook ourselves, we tried a relatively new Mexican restaurant here in Fredericksburg, the La Tequila Jalisco. You’re right: this time it wasn’t to be “real” Texan, … Continue reading

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(A Very Belated) Birthday Dinner at the Navajo Grill

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Last Tuesday we went – finally – to the Navajo Grill here in town to have Mary’s birthday dinner, even if the day itself was long past. But she had that gift card I had given her for her birthday … 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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Teepees Near the Vereinskirche

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It’s three weeks past now that we had Native Americans here in Fredericksburg for the “Honoring the Past” weekend in celebration of the one and only treaty between white settlers and Native Americans that has never been broken – the … Continue reading

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Annual Masonic Car Show

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Today we’re having this event – the Annual Masonic Car Show – again on the Marktplatz, for the 13th time now: Alljährliche Autoschau der Freimaurer Heute haben wir diese Veranstaltung – die jährliche Autoschau organisiert von der örtlichen Freimaurerloge-  zum … Continue reading

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Auf der Wies’n … in Fritztown

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This weekend there’s the Oktoberfest hier in Fredericksburg, for the 36th time this year. Well, like the Oktoberfest in Munich it’s not my kind of event. We did go there, though, yesterday, not so much for our entertainment [since being … Continue reading

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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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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