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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #3

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Zufällige Gedanken beim Rasenmähen – #2 Somebody left the gate open: not wonder there’s such a draught in the garden! Jemand hat das Tor offen gelassen: kein Wunder, dass es im Garten so zieht!

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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #2

The fact that with the lawn tractor I prefer right turns over left as absolutely nothing to do with my political leaning.   😀   Actually, btw, this is true only for mowing straight [Now, I could make a remark about “straight”, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #1

Today I discovered the lawn-mowing-paradoxon: the more trees you plant in your lawn, the less lawn you have to mow, but at the same time the mowing itself takes longer because you have to carefully mow around more trees. Zufällige … Continue reading

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… actually is a (traditional) German – Berlin, to be exact – dish [Hoppel Poppel recipe here], but today, when mowing the lawn, I felt like “hoppel-poppeling” all over the place.  😉 Hoppelpoppel … … ist ja eigentlich ein traditionelles … Continue reading

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Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading

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Yesterday, for the second time in a row, I mowed the lawn without bumping my head and scratching it bloody on one of the many  low-hanging branches! Definitely worth marking the calendar!  😉 Ich bin längst nicht mehr der Alte … Continue reading

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A Witches’ Circle in Our Garden?

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Well, actually what we call “Hexenkreis” [witches’ circle] in Germany is something different, namely a circle of mushrooms, line here: Ein Hexenkreis in unserem Garten? Na ja, eigentlich ist ein “Hexenkreis: etwas Anderes, nämlich ein Kreis von Pilzen, wie hier … Continue reading

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Mowing the Lawn …

… takes quite some time here as I found out today. It took me close to three hours, and even so I didn’t do all the grass. Well, the property is 3.5 acres, and a lot of it is covered … Continue reading