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An Invisible History

Over 20 years ago, while hiking across a mesa in Big Bend National Park, I found a massive old corral made with dry stacked rock walls that were almost four feet thick and five feet tall. 455 more words


Where Do You Put The Bed?

The average house built in the U.S. last year was 2600 square feet.  In Terlingua, the average size is much smaller.  Most of us have fairly small, some might say tiny, houses with relatively large outdoor spaces.  328 more words

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Little Yellow Flowers

About this time each year, long strings of cold cloudy days can start to make the locals a tad cranky. We desert dwellers like our sunshine, so the last couple of days have been more than welcome – bright, clear days with highs around 80.  195 more words

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Alpine, Texas

For a town of 5500 in Texas, Alpine has a surprising amount of character, beautiful scenery, and charaterS. From the small bar Harrys, that locals refer to as the Alpine Chamber of Commerce, to the quirky coffee shop, Plaine, featuring anti-border police murals. 222 more words


Little White Boxes

Living in a remote area, there will always be things that are harder to come by than if you live in a big city.  Out here, that’s food.  196 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity 2

A storm in the desert followed by a piece of a double rainbow.