All Things Inspired By Desert Living & Loving ~ Big Bend Country, Far West Texas ~ Graphic Designs

My WordPress World: Moving the Comment Box to the Top of the Comment List

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“Dear WordPress Diary . . . Finally figured out how to move the comment box above the comments!” Warning: just a little bit of css coding . . . and quite a bit of amateur winging it. I have been making changes – flying on the seat of my pants. Or however the phrase goes. […]

Desert Night Sky Love for Kids with Links and Video Sources

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Sharing my FREE homeschooling resources that I have encountered online. Including videos, paper craft, and worksheets that have been big hits with my little ones on their journey to the stars! Homeschooling is a humbling experience and what is even more humbling is looking up at the night sky. So massive and revealing and yet […]

Sleep Under the Most Beautiful Skies in Texas . . . Uniquely Big Bend

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Featuring Uniquely Big Bend Beautiful Night Skies. Over here in Big Bend, West Texas, we have views in abundance. When the sun sets it may surprise some that the views – even in “darkness” – is something to see. Something to witness, admire, and be in utter awe of. It is a world beyond your […]

Flickr Desert Love: Sand Gecko in Namibia

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In the deserts of Namibia, Southwest Africa, there is a popular amazement. . . . and it “barks”!!?? Their communication methods have also been described as squeaks, croaks, clicks ~ altogether a wide range of sounds. Baffling noise in the dead of a desert night from these five inch long marvels known as the Namib […]

25 Reasons to Plan a Desert Wedding

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Since the annual Show-Your-Love-Day aka Valentines is coming up . . . 25 Reasons . . . to set your say your wedding vows in the desert . . .  My wedding was not in the desert, but I can see why it would be a perfect place for a truly meaningful affair. Something about […]

Know a Cactus Lover? Here’s 40 Gift Ideas For Ya . . .

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For those with Prickly Pear Cactus Love that is . . . Are you an Etsy shopper? Sometimes I wish their search engine was more user-friendly, because I spend waaaaaaaay too much time perusing . . . hmmmmmm . . . me thinks there’s a strategy in our midst . . . I am a […]

Guest Post: The Diamond-Beaked Rockpecker

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~ Originally Published on Elizabeth A Garcia’s blog: September 11, 2014 ~ It started as a starry-eyed love for the Rio Grande and the jaw-dropping scenery that surrounds it. Before I knew it, I was buying a river rafting outfit. Having a company that exists to help people have fun has got to be the […]

Film Review: Why Tracks is Best Desert Film There Is.

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“Some nomads are at home everywhere.  Others are at home nowhere,  and I was one of those.”  Robyn Davidson I almost did it again. In my excitement, I was going to click “Publish” and realized I did not include a summary of the film. “If I know – certainly everyone has heard about it by […]

How to Make a Blogger Blush: My Infinity Dreams Award

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I’m smiling so big. A fellow blogger, a recent connection in my blogging world, sent me a message with my nomination for the Infinity Dreams Award! Course I had to whip up my desert love spin on it and came up with this: My Blogging Journey Once upon a time I moved out to remote Big […]

Laughing At Pipelines

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So many serious thoughts when it comes to pipeline business. . . Trans-Pecos Pipeline business in particular around our Big Bend Country. My previous post I shared some inspiring social media posts and videos. Here are some creative thoughts put in comic form. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. And if […]

Big Bend Beauty in the Face of Adversity

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Time for a little Big Bend Love. Maybe its a little more than a little. The Trans-Pecos Pipeline proposal has been a grave concern to our area and for those interested click here, here, and here. On our remote mountain top, it is so easy to avoid politics. Avoid the concerns of the surrounding communities, […]

Just Something About a Saguaro Sky is All Desert Love

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Note: Click on video if you want to pause or adjust audio. Its all about Saguaro Love. Source: EJ Montini, The Republic | 11:24 a.m. MST March 17, 2015 EJ Montini, there on the left, does not hold back. Starting with the title of this article “Save Saguaros, Sacrifice Self-Serving Politicians”! And you heard […]

A Child Is Never Alone In My Desert

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Here’s a little personal reflection, consternation, gratitude, with a little nod at prison reform thrown in the mix. Its a little heavy, but it is Suicide Prevention Month. Let’s explore the need for second chances. “Magnum”, my husband came home a little disturbed. Normal for most husbands, I know and even more common for a […]

My Desert Love Finds Belstaff Fashion for Spring 2016

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Season’s are a-changing. Time to do a little wardrobe shifting. Its like a whole mind-body transition. Breathe out with summer. Breathe in with fall. Bye-bye flip-flops and bermudas . . . hello boots and sweaters . . . Breathe in, breathe out. Especially in Texas where we don’t have distinct seasonal differences. “If you don’t […]

Time to See Clearly Now in the Desert

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“I can see clearly now the rain is gone . . .” When I have a dark desert moment, I push it away with this song. The words are rays chasing away the shadows of my wasteful worries. “Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind . . . ” I remember when it […]

Desert Storms are Electrifying . . . and I love it.

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Why is the lightning so striking – even more dramatically visually striking in the desert? Maybe its the quiet nature of the desert. During the day the wildlife is in a much more subdued, rather sleepy state. All of a sudden the sun can be eclipsed with a cool rush of wind urging us to […]

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