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Bluebonnet Season in Texas

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Bluebonnets are the Texas State Flower and this is the season in which they are in full bloom... Their prime flowering days are just a few days away, but the above picture taken this morning in McKinney shows the potential... Click here to read more »

Well... here is a new years resolution and a new target for 2013

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When 2012 started, I challenged myself to step up my running performance - and set a goal of 10km per week for the year... or stated in a different way: target 500km in 2012. So how did I do ? And what's up for 2013 ? Click here to read more »

Season's Greetings 2012-2013 - Wintertime in McKinney, TX

Season's Greetings 2012-2013


Wishing you all the best for the coming year 2013.
Enjoy the holidays !
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To our big surprise... it snows in Dallas, TX ! On Christmas day we got about two inches worth of the white stuff - and as the temperature hardly reached the freezing point on Wednesday, the snow is pretty much all still here on Wednesday evening.

Enjoy some of the winter scene pictures from yesterday and today...
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Dallas Morning News recommends: visit Brussels !

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What a surprise this weekend, when I noticed the Dallas Morning News (pretty much the largest newspaper here with 250,000 subscribers) recommended we all get on trip to Brussels - of all places. All the more strange as there are no direct flights from DFW to BRU - even worse, American Airlines doesn't even fly to Belgium any more at all. So what are the reasons why anyone should consider placing Brussels first on the places to visit list ? Click here to read more »

City of Allen, TX pokes fun at Armstrong (and then apologizes)

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Funny news story in our local newspaper this weekend... Allen (a neighbor city to McKinney, Texas) invited Lance Armstrong to the local Rudolph Race - claiming he now had plenty of time on his hands to do "other stuff"... The letter is really funny... and the city officials since have apologized. For the full invitation letter... Click here to read more »

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