… a fire in the fireplace on a May 2! But after another cold front had come through yesterday morning and brought some more arctic air with it, we were happy to have anice little fire burning in the fireplace … Continue reading
we had some highly welcome rain! it started with that usual “beep” sound with which people watching TV are made aware of weather alerts and then a severe thunderstorm alert was running across the screen, like it’s usual here … Continue reading
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Even if, because of our yearlong drought, barely anything is blossoming this spring, the cacti – of course, they’re more than well-adapted to this climate of ours – are the exception. Meanwhile they’re in full bloom: Both Mesquite and cacti … Continue reading
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Unfortunately I can’t present as nice pictures of blossoming spring flowers as last year as is has been and still is much too dry, but there are just a few blossoms nevertheless: And also it is not an Easter Bunny … Continue reading
… is what we had yesterday: unbelievable 96 degrees Fahrenheit as early as March 18 – not even spring yet! But today it’s soemwhat cooler [82 Fahrenheit] again, and for the next few days the temperatures are forecast to be … Continue reading
Just now we’re under a wind advisory, and there’s really quite a bit of wind here. It’s supposed to be 25 to 35 miles per hours sustained winds, and gusts of up to 45. The latter would be a “real” … Continue reading
…we want nothing more than rain, and even continuous rain at that, but on the other hand the present weather is simply gorgeous: relatively cool, in the mornings with a real “nip in the air”. Just now [9:11 a.m.] it’s … Continue reading
Normally it’s not that one would be happy about continuous rain, but hereabouts we are. We’ve been having nearly contunuous rain since last night – sometimes a little more, sometimes a little less – and it looks like it’ll be … 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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Even if after only two and a half colder days it meanwhile has become warmer again [today we’ve been promised up to 75 degrees Fahrenheit and the next days are supposed to be mild, too, with lows of around 50 … Continue reading