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Twin Sisters of Alpine

Under the Twin Sisters, 6,116 and 6,135 ft. above sea-level is their city at 4,500 ft. above sea-level.  Originally titled Osborne, then called Murphyville, it didn’t get right until this town’s name was identified by its mountains-Alpine.  More than something … Continue reading

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Green-Alpine Creek Valley

ALPINE, TEXAS Sunflowers shine like the sun at night in my camera light.   Prickly Pair and Cow Tongues extend pads and peddles of pins and pricks in the dark. And little clusters of little yellow clovers were born here … Continue reading

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1/29/2013-Big Bend and Blue Bell

In the end of January 2011 we started the year camping in Big Bend National Park.  There was no one then to cat-sit Blue Bell.  Taking him with was the only other option-the option that I always feel is the … Continue reading

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January 2, 2013 Cheshire Cat in Heaven

January 2, 2013 Cheshire was a unique cat-I never knew a more handsomely thick soul, butter-creamed coat, or a more lovable creature.  Of a species never known to smile no one smiled more than him.  Of an animal I’ve never … Continue reading

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11/4/2012 Last Storm

I looked west from north 8th when I heard that strange November thunder.  That direction did in fact show the necessaries for an atmosphere of thunder and lightning.  Cloud, sky, and sun equally bronzed by pressure and static changes.   … Continue reading

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9/11/2011 Twin Towers Twin Sisters

Farmington, Maine, September 11, 2001- Was it so long ago as it seems to me? Ten years ago 9/11 reshaped the character, confidence, and the American in America.  From a Hall Mart card lyrical Alan Jackson once asked Where were … Continue reading

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4/11/2011 Spirit of Cheyenne

He aimed his truck toward that Wyoming line With a little luck he could still get there in time And in that Cheyenne wind he could still hear her say… -George Strait 1996-I can Still Make Cheyenne The altitude rises  … Continue reading

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