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911 ambulance work can be diverse, challenging, and completely unpredictable in any setting, but in the Big Bend, with the nearest hospital is 80 to 100 miles away, we possibly have one of the longest 911 transports in the U.S. 375 more words

Terlingua

From Llamas to Longhorns, Lemons, and Limes

After many gloomy days of drizzle and rain at home in southeast Texas, I woke up this morning to a shiny day in New Braunfels, TX. 288 more words

Tanzania

Destruction is close at hand...

…and up the hill, a church.

Terlingua, Texas
photographed 1.20.2013

Photography

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

Terlingua

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

Daily Life

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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