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Last Thursday, …

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August 22nd, we celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary in Gruene. We stayed at the Gruene Mansion Inn, … … had a fine supper at the Gristmill Restaurant … … and after that went to the Gruene Hall … … for … Continue reading

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Let he Beer-Tasting Continue

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Isn’t that a great and mouthwatering sight at this time of sweltering heat in southern Texas?  ;) Motivated by a posting by travel writer Kathleen Scott on her interesting and informative Blog “Hill Country Mysteries” about the beers of the … Continue reading

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Travelogue: England & Scotland 2013 – Day 3 [Full English Breakfast]

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Breakfast at the Morgan Hotel On the third day of our tour, out first “real” day in London, we woke up shortly after 6 in the morning – quite early, but then we had gone to bed as early as … Continue reading

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Travelogue: England & Scotland 2013 – Day 2 [The First Steps in London]

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We Explore the Neighbourhood But even if we were quite exhausted, we didn’t want to lie down and go to sleep, but explore the neighbourhood and walk along Oxford Street. It was only w few minutes’ rest we wanted to … Continue reading

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Breakfast: Bacon & Bean Tacos

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This morning I was in the mood for bacon and bean tacos, and thus I quickly did them myself. The beans I had got last night at Polak’s, a local restaurant, and tortillas are nearly always in our fridge. Therefore … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg: Accommodation

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On Wednesday and Thursday we were in Fredericksburg again, looking for houses and/or property. This time we had a dog-friendly accommodation so we were able to take Sally and Chiquita with us. That not possible at quite a few locations, … Continue reading

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The Americans Can’t Do Bread

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Actually I’d rather help to abolish prejudices and not perpetuate them, and I bridle at sweeping statements, but in this case I cannot but use the above verbiage. Well, it’s not that absolute as this fact, viz. that you can’t … Continue reading

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Breakfast [Addition]

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Recently I had a post as to “Breakfast” and here are two pictures: This is what it looked like, with scrambled eggs made from “liquid eggs”, that cholesterol-free stuff made to 99% from egg whites. I readily admit that I … Continue reading

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Breakfast

Motivated by a discussion with Klausbernd in his blog on the subject of English breakfasts I’ve come up with the idea to blog about my and American breakfasts respectively. Let’s start with the most important fact: there is no such … Continue reading

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… is a term well-known here, too. And two of them [Btw, what is the correct plural of “Bratwurst” in English? I know there’s the abbreviation “Brats” – but what for the long form?] are just sizzling in the pan. … Continue reading