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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 21 and 22 [Home to Fredericksburg from Memphis]

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So now, with our visit to Memphis, our last year’s RailTrailsRoadTrip is as good as at an end, and it only remains for me to cover our – mostly – uneventful trip back. The fastest route would have been using … Continue reading

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Frohe Ostern – Happy Easter

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Ein Frohes Osterfest wünsche ich allen meinen Besuchern hier. I wish a Happy Easter to all my visitors here.

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Days 17 to 20 [Eating out in Memphis – Continued]

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As I mentioned quite frequently in my last postings, I want to do a separate one, like a summary, of our dinners in Memphis. I really needed to show and tell you about our other ventures in Memphis first, of … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 20 [Graceland]

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On this, our last day in Memphis, we had decided to see Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former mansion and property, now a multi-million dollar enterprise. I must come out here as not a real Elvis fan – I hope nobody holds … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

Let’s go on in this series with more news about Buster, this time with a post I only had in my German-language Blog, “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: Mein persoenliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas’“, on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Easter BBQ Preparations

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After our first BBQ of the year the day before yesterday, which was such a success and produced an ever so yummy steak, we decided to do (a lot) more bbq-ing on the Eastern weekend. So I started the preparations … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN: The Pyramid]

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After visiting the music studios we drove – as I already wrote in my previous post – to The Pyramid, as it’s referred to by the locals, a landmark visible from various directions and from far away, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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BBQ Season Opened

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Today, we started the bbq-season: Grillsaison eröffnet Heute haben wir die Grillsaison angefangen: The finished product: mouth-watering, isn’t it? Das “Endprodukt”: da läuft Einem das Wasser im Munde zusammen, oder? And as it was such a success, we decided to … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN – The Music Scene]

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For that day, June 3, 2018, we had planned to do something that, in addition to visiting Graceland [which we did on our last day in Memphis], Mary had really wanted to, i.e. visit some of the famous music studios/museums … Continue reading

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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