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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
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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… 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
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
… 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