Category Archives: Winter

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When …

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… as just now, at shortly after 1 p.m., temperatures are 92 already [the high humidity taken into account it feels like 106] and it’ll certainly be more later in the afternoon – usually our daily high is between 4 … Continue reading

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… 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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Christmas …

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… is now past, but even though the “time between the years” is still a thoughtful and comfortable [well, the German “gemuetlich” doesn’t really lend itself to being translated] time. Here there are a few pictures in a Christmasy mood. … Continue reading

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Firewood

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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

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Spring Is Here

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Much nicer than all that drilling and fracking stuff on the other side of the highway is our driveway, after – caused by a wet January and February – the wildflowers are springing up like … well, like wild: The … Continue reading

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It’s Still Winter, …

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… at least according to the calendar, but here in our garden the first blossoms are appearing. Well, actually the temperatures have quite often been more spring-like than winter-like, and Texas Mountain Laurels usually are the first to start blossoming. … Continue reading

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Winter May Come –

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at least, it’s been cordially invited, even if it doesn’t look like winter at all, except for the pitiful state of the lawn: Oh well, officially it’s only autumn yet and Texas winters aren’t that much anyway. Related articles The … Continue reading

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The Next Winter Will Certainly Come, …

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… even if it’s got warmer [78 Fahrenheit] again today than during the previous days: the wind is from the south again, and that always brings warmer temperatures, of course. But it’s supposed to get colder again: the next two … Continue reading

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Re-Posted: “Weather” [originally posted on January 17, 2010]

Weather Posted by Pit on Sunday, January 17, 2010 The cold spell lasted from about Thursday, January 7,  to Sunday, January 10. And now we once again had  – thank Goodness, because it’s still quite dry – a beautiful, long-lasting … Continue reading

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Re-Posted: “Here We Go – My First Entry Here” [originally posted on January 16, 2010]

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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