… 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
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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
That was the title story in our newspaper, The San Antonio Express-News, yesterday. What’s to be expected: Sunday: 101 Monday: 104 Tuesday: 105 Wednesday: 103 Thursday: 100 The paper gives some advice then how to cope with this extreme heat, and how to recognize and/or … Continue reading
… that’s what the weather was like today with [after some early fog] the sun shining cfrom a bright blue sky, 75 degress at noon already and barely any wind: absolutely great for a bicycle ride, in a short-sleeved jersey … Continue reading
It’s awfully dry here in southern Texas, as I keep writing here and in my other blog. The drought conditions are “exceptional”, i.e. the harshest category possible, with some rivers, e.g. the upper Guadalupe, going completely dry. Today, the New … Continue reading
After a long time [for details see below] we had quite a substantial rainfall in the early morning hours last night, with 2.9 inches. At some time in the night I was woken up by rain falling on our window … Continue reading
… or the weather, rather, when you do not get hay fever but rather pneumoconiosis while mowing the lawn, as I found out again today mowing. Despite the frequent lawn watering there meanwhile are quite a few very dry and … Continue reading
Welcome to my expat’s blog, which, in fact, is a kind of a translation or rendering, rather, into English – for the use of my friends here in the US of A – of my personal blog “Pit’s Musings and … Continue reading
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Here We Go: My First Entry Here Posted by Pit on Saturday, January 16, 2010 Hello y’all, and welcome to my attempt to keep contact with you in this way! After much dithering, I have decided to become more active … Continue reading