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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 […]

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 […]

Spectacular Saguaro Skies

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Note: Click on video if you want to pause or adjust audio. Its all about Saguaro Love. Just something about a saguaro sky is All Desert Love . . . Source: EJ Montini, The Republic | azcentral.com 11:24 a.m. MST March 17, 2015 EJ Montini, there on the left, does not hold back. Starting with […]

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 […]

Five Reasons for Prickly Pear Passion

Countless reasons to have Prickly Pear Passion and yet for this very first round, we have five . . . The succulent Prickly Pear Cactus, or otherwise known as opuntia, with its juicy ruby pear fruits (also known as “tunas”) and thick pads (or “nopales”) is obviously a popular treat for the desert wildlife. It […]

Big Bend Love: Trans-Pecos Pipeline Call-To-Actions

It has been an exciting summer for the Big Bend Community opposing the Trans-Pecos Pipeline Project. In my earlier post, I described the initial stages of the opposition. Tracing some of my online involvement in the campaign. The oil and gas industry is a very disheartening and intimidating one to explore. It was a blur […]

Uniquely Big Bend: Alpine Public Library

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On my last post I shared some “Library Love” as well as fond childhood memories. It was a post long overdue. Author, Rita Mae Brown, said it simply and best.   “Oh where, oh where will our libraries go? Oh where, oh where would we be? . . . “ I homeschool two little ones. Nursery rhyming […]

My Big Bend Love Says NO to Trans-Pecos Pipeline

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  Have you heard of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline? It is a dark cloud hovering over my world since the beginning of April 2015. If you have encountered my Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram feeds – it probably has been noticeable how much it has preoccupied my mind. Really wish it wasn’t so. I would much […]

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Someone told me the other day, "The world has gone crazy and there's no escaping it . . . " Maybe its the mama-optimism in me, but I just raised my eyebrows and my heart ached a little with pity. Have they driven down our quiet, sweet desert roads . . .
Here's an article & image from WSJ about Big Bend and in particular Marfa, "cinematic landscapes that stretch unbroken to the horizon; cowboys presiding over art galleries; and sunsets that, at the smog-free altitude of nearly 5,000 feet, were the prettiest I’d ever seen. . . "
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