… that’s what the weather was supposed to be this afternoon, according to the weather alert I had in my inbox this morning: “Weather Alert for Karnes County, TX ! Special Statement ! Issued at: 3:26 am CDT on August … Continue reading
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… have got new beds: … and I believe both of them are really happy. Their old beds had become too worn and filthy for us to wash them. So we just threw them out and got new ones. They’re … Continue reading
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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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About two weeks ago we were once again in beautiful Fredericksburg [Texas Hill Country] “a-courting” 😉 – well, to be correct, looking for/at some property for our planned relocating. For our overnight stay in Fredericksburg we usually choose new/different B&Bs, … Continue reading
… I always work outside in full clothing [long-sleeved shirt & long pants] plus a hat.
“Heat Resistant” Clothing
But only, if work is absolutely unavoidable! 😉 This picture here is not too recent , and it was taken in April. But even in our present summer heat wave I wear exactly the same clothing, as it cools once it has got wet from sweating – and that takes minutes only – and as it also prevents sunburn, which – at about 30 degrees latitude – is a real danger.
More about this picture and the action “around it” [I’m redoing our lawn] in a later posting.
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August 13, 2013 in (everyday) life, Climate, clothing [appropriate], heat, House (old) & Garden, lawn, Pictures, weather & climate
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Just a few days ago – I blogged about it – one of “our” Black Vultures was sitting on the roof of our old metal shed … … and giving me a very critical look … … when I came … Continue reading
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It’s been a very long time since I last wrote about that weekend in Rockport/Fulton on the Texas Gulf Coast in October 2012, and ever since I have wanted to continue. Well, here we are! There are so many pictures … Continue reading
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… air temperature in the shade and 105 degrees real feel even the A/C has a hard struggle to maintain a decent temperature inside our (poorly insulated) house, especially as even at night the house doesn’t really cool down, with … Continue reading