Category Archives: Animals

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Sally & Chiquita …

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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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Black Vulture Meets “Old Sparky”

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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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A Weekend in … Rockport/Fulton – Part 3

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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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After my wife looked up vutures in our “Birds of Texas” book, I believe I have to correct myself. Those birds we have in our back yard seem to look more like Black Vultures [Coragyps atratus] to me now than … Continue reading

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For a Few weeks Now …

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… we’ve had some avian guests on our property: turkey vultures [cathartes aura], aka (turkey) buzzards, if I identify them correctly. They seem to like hanging around on the roof of our house, on the basketball hoop, on our electricity … Continue reading

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Our Ants …

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… are one step ahead of us. While we’re only planning to relocate, they’re already on the move. A few days ago I saw quite a procession of ants [unfortunately I wasn’t able to get a good picture of their … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Companionable

Buster, my best friend and, except for my wife, best companion, who – sadly – left us on June 20, 2011:

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Buster – my friend, you’ll never be forgotten

For more about Buster see my previous posting here and also on my blog in German .

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In Memoriam Buster

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It was two years ago last Thursday that we saw Buster, the old faithful doggie and my best friend, for the last time. That is why I’d like to – as a kind of an obituary – present his curriculum … 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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Happy Easter

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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