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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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1/6/2012 Big Bend Below 6,000 ft.

Between the southerly-northerly great bend of the great river, Rio Grande, is an untypical land.  Big Bend country sweeps southward between the Pecos and Rio Grande Rivers in West Texas.  It composes of four mountain ranges over 7,000 feet above … 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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12/3/2012 Gold and Green

In storms the sky got dark and the valley earth went green.  This year storm clouds coasted in on a better time.  From May until the last storm in October the Burgress Spring was wet and wild in life. Alpine … Continue reading

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