Category Archives: Karnes City

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Back Home Again

By now a few days have gone by since we returned from our tour to England and Scotland and it’s time for me to leave a “sign of life”  😉  here in my blog. We really had a great time … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Hally New Year

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.

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Trash Collection/Disposal

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Living outside city limits, we don’t have household trash collection here. We could have one of these big commercial trash containers, though, like this one here: We don’t want one of those, though, for the following reasons: We don’t want … Continue reading

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Victoria Advocate | Karnes rides cycle of boom, bust (Video)

Victoria Advocate | Karnes rides cycle of boom, bust (Video). The article from which the following excerpt was taken appeared yesterday in our regional paper, The Victoria Advocate, as the seventh instalment in a series about the oil-boom we’re at … Continue reading

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Cooper’s in Llano – the Best Barbeque in Texas

Last night, when we returned from Fredericksburg to Kingsland, we stopped at Cooper’s Barbeque in Llano for supper, and I can only confirm the impression I had when – years ago – I ate there for the first time: it’s … Continue reading

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Five Inches of Rain …

… in about 3 hours: YEAH! Today in the late afternoon and early evening hours we had as much rain as I have never seen here before. But we’re happy about it as we can still use that and more … Continue reading