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Creative Break

Many of you will have asked themselves if I might have got lost somewhere, but – as you can see here – I am still around. And it has not exactly been a “creative” break. I’ve somewhat changed my priorities … Continue reading

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Appetizers

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Now that I’m back from our trip to the Southwest and ready to post again, here are two appetizers for what is to come. First, though, I need to finish my reports about our trip to Alaska, especially with pictures … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Four [Travelling by Coach from Anchorage to the Denali National Park]

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Not “Way up North, off to Alaska” as the song from the movie “North to Alaska” with John Wayne and Stewart Granger goes, but “Way up North, off to Denali” it was. Alaska Trip – Tag 4 [Fahrt mit dem … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Three [Anchorage Museum and Dinner “Odyssey”]

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In consideration of Mary’s continuing problems with her leg we had planned to take it easy on that day and to go by how she had slept and how she felt in the morning. We both slept well, though, and … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Two [Seeing a Doctor instead of a Bike Ride]

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Well, I believe this headline says it all: the day didn’t exactly go as planned, and that’s an understatement. But let’s start at the beginning: Alaska Trip – Tag Zwei [Arztbesuch statt Radtour] Nun, ich glaube, diese Überschrift sagt eigentlich … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day One [City Trolley Tour and First Dinner in Anchorage]

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As I already wrote in my previous entry, we took a “Lyft” service from the airport to our Hotel, the “Historic Anchorage Hotel“: Alaska Trip – Tag Eins [City Trolley Tour und erstes Abendessen in Anchorage] Wie im vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

This post was first published in my blog “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: Mein persönliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas’” on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Donnerstägliche Retrospektive Diesen Artikel habe ich ursprünglich in meinem Blog “Pit’s Musings … Continue reading

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Labour-Day BBQ Fest

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We had not used our bbq pit for quite some time, and so we decided to put some good steaks on it today, especially as we had some prime meat, given to us from our cousin who raises the cattle … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day One [Travelling to Anchorage (by Plane)]

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Our sleep was short – as we knew it would be – but we awoke well rested, I at 3:15AM with my alarm, and Mary a few minutes before that. After a nice shower, dressing and packing the few things … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Minus One

As our flight for Alaska was scheduled for the absolutely ungodly hour of 6:30AM [check-in beginning at 5:50AM], we had decided again not to leave Fredericksburg in the middle of the night but on the day before – which, among … Continue reading