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A Fortuitous Change of Plans

In the middle of a 2500 mile Route 66 loop… May 2011 involved a lot of driving… As part of a 2500 mile road trip that took us from Frisco, Texas (where we lived for 9 years before realizing we belonged in Dallas) through New Mexico and Arizona and looping around through El Paso –…
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3-22-13 Daily Image: Wind Farm Vista

Toward the end of a 2,500 mile Route 66 road trip, we were headed north out of Marfa, en route to San Angelo.  Traveling through the sun-baked wilderness of south-central Texas, we saw a lot of scenic, yet desolate beauty like the image you see here. Vast expanses of The Lone Star State have been…
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This day in Texas History: Presidio County Established

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Presidio County established January 03, 1850 On this day in 1850, Presidio County was established from Bexar Land District with Fort Leaton as the county seat. The area around the present town of Presidio on the Rio Grande, known as La Junta de los Ríos, is…
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December 5, 2012 Daily Photo

Today’s photo comes from Volume III of Texas As I See It.  This volume is slated for release sometime in 2015, time permitting. Originally, this shot of Stonehenge II was to occupy the last page of Volume I – and was part of the reason for a 2,500 mile Route 66 road trip in 2011, culminating…
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