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Well, that actually means putting the cart before the horse, but still: we did get rain – as the halo around the moon had predicted, or, at least, had made us hope. It started yesterday in the early evening hours, … Continue reading

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4 Inches of Rain Overnight, …

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… and “our” creek looks like this: 4 Zoll [101 Ltr/Quadatmeter] Regen über Nacht … und “unser Bach sieht so aus: From the left you see the run-off from the street [it runs in the ditch parallel to our property … Continue reading

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Flash Flood

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Well, it wasn’t exactly a flash flood yesterday late in the afternoon during a thunderstorm, but it was still surprising to us how fast our normally dry creek [it’s a “wet weather creek” only] can rise in a downpour – … Continue reading

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… 61 Fahrenheit this morning at 07:30 = wonderfully refreshing. Es sind kuehle … 16 Grad Celsius heute Morgen um 7:30 = wunderbar erfrischend.  

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Thunderstorms Over Fredericksburg

Yesterday, while we were still on our way back to here from the beach, we had 1.52″ of rain within a few hours here in Fredericksburg. Today, in the afternoon, the thunderstorms continued – quite spotty, but with a great … 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:

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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:

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The Living-Room w/ the Fireplace

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No Hard Winterstorm …

… and not much of freezing precipitation yesterday, but still quite a large limb broke off one of our cedar trees:

Kein wirklich starker Wintersturm …

… und auch nicht viel an gefrierenden Niederschlägen gestern, aber trotzdem ist ein ganz schön starker Ast einer unserer Zedern abgebrochen:

Broken Branch

Broken Branch

Once I’ll be allowed to work again, I’ll need to get the chain saw out, cut it off and drag it to be back of the garden.

Sobald ich wieder richtig arbeiten darf, muss ich die Kettensäge gerausholen, den Ast abschneiden und in den hinteren Teil des Gartens zerren.

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The Seasons Are A-Changing

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It definitely getting more autumn-like now and what do I do? Put up a sun shade! What am I thinking? – Well, summer is not over yet, especially not in southern Texas. So we may still have use for that. … Continue reading