The Alamo off my to do list

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in travel photography | 7 Comments

That’s right… Last week friday I was walking on hallowed ground. The place where Texas became independent and where history was written, it’s the beginning of Texas being texas, no longer belonging to Mexico. I had this tidbit of history on my agenda for years, never really believing I was ever going to see it. […]

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My jeep got home

It got here. Delivered at the door. Filling up it’s designated space in the garage. Sister cars… And it was high time to take it for a spin. A 600 mile spin, from Las Cruces to San Antonio. New Mexico to Texas, so Marie could visit her son, wife and daughter who live up there. […]

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Blood moons and lizzards

Nope, it’s not Halloween yet. Although all stores are trying their hardest to lure me in to buy Halloween stuff. Somehow I don’t feel like really stepping in. No ghosts and pumpkins at my door. Maybe one… A real pumpkin, but please skip the lighting and bulbs and masks and sheets blowing… Don’t get it […]

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Come back! Come back! O Noooooo!!!!!

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Las Cruces New Mexico | 6 Comments

That’s what my husband heard me yelling in a panic yesterday evening. A bit of slapstick in the house. After weeks of restaurant food I am starting to cook again. And it is rather funny how many tools we use in the kitchen without thinking. We just go to the cupboard and pick whatever we […]

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A walk through time

Or through the Historic District of Las Cruces, carrying the old name of Mesquite. The core centre of town where time had not yet turned it in a 21st century modern city. Americans are often not very good in preserving the past. So if there is a bit of preservation, it’s usually worth going and […]

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The good life

My happiness is complete. Except for the fact that friends and family are still in Europe and I am here, across the pond. A small thing made the thought more bearable the moment that I discovered the local grocery store called Albertson has Belgium Endive as they call it. We call it chicories in Belgium […]

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