Tag Archives: southern Texas


South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center [1]

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On our second day on South Padre Island we visited the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, situated just across the road from our motel. The center is absolutely worth visiting. Let me start here with just some views … Continue reading


10 Years Ago This Day …

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… we indeed had a white Christmas in here southern Texas: Auf den Tag genau vor 10 Jahren … … hatten wir tatsächlich weiße Weihnachten hier im südlichen Texas: I still remember that Christmas. On Christmas Eve in the afternoon … Continue reading


Tour de Ted

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Yesterday I took part in the Tour de Ted bicycle ride out of the former LBJ Ranch, now a National Historical Park, in Stonewall, Texas. Tour de Ted Gestern habe ich an der Tour de Ted teilgenommen, einer Radtour ausgehend … Continue reading


Accident …

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… just in front of our property in Karnes City [we’ll be here till tomorrow morning]. I was outside, just a few minutes ago, and Mary was in the house when we heard a loud bang and saw a cloud … Continue reading


Unusually Cool

With just 72 Fahrenheit, it’s been really unusually cool today for the middle of July in southern Texas, even with the Texas Hill Country normally being cooler than further down and further south in Karnes City, where we used to … Continue reading