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On our second day in Rockport/Fulton we wanted to do some sightseeing and just drive around in the area. Doing that, we soon, after having crossed that big bridge which spans the entrance to Copano Bay, passed the turn-off to … Continue reading
Merry Christmas and a Hally New Year
With this collage which shows the only time that I have seen snow here in Karnes City, which was on Christmas Day in the winter of 2004, I want to thank all visitors to my blog for the many visits and the nice comments and wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
December 22, 2012 in Christmas, Christmastime, Karnes City, Pictures, snow
Tagged Christmas, climate, expat, Expat Blog, merry christmas and a happy new year, snow, Southern Texas, Weather, Winter
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From Friday, October 5, till Monday, October 8, we were at the Texas Gulf Coast again for a long weekend, but this time not in our usual Port Aransas but in Rockport and Fulton – just a few miles further … Continue reading
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… was a flop, unfortunately. It did start (fairly) well when we went there on Wednesday, August 22. We left our place shortly before noon and, with a short stop in Sinton for some water and some pastry, plus a … Continue reading
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Living outside city limits, we don’t have household trash collection here. We could have one of these big commercial trash containers, though, like this one here: We don’t want one of those, though, for the following reasons: We don’t want … Continue reading
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“San Antonio! Loveliest city in Texas, Venice of the Drylands, its river runs right through the heart of own, providing a colourful waterway for festive barges and an exotic riverside walk along which one could promenade forever.“ With these … Continue reading
Last weekend we were in Fredericksburg again and on Sunday evening we went to Mamacita’s for supper. It’s a very well run restaurant with a nice ambience, and fairly biggish at that. I must admit, I was impressed, especially with … Continue reading
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From Monday to Thursday this week we were in Fredericksburg/TX again, on the look-out for property, and this time we stayed at the “Cyclismo“. This wonderful B(&B) is run by Frank Floyd, an avid bicyclist, and therefore especially – but … Continue reading
Victoria Advocate | Karnes rides cycle of boom, bust (Video). The article from which the following excerpt was taken appeared yesterday in our regional paper, The Victoria Advocate, as the seventh instalment in a series about the oil-boom we’re at … Continue reading
Even if it looks like I’ve only been posting about food and restaurants lately, here’s another posting on those two (related) subjects. Last Sunday we [i.e. Mary, cousins Margaret and Gordon and I] were in San Antonio for a Loretta … Continue reading