Monthly Archives: July 2018

How G’Ma stays busy

I had a little time before I needed to get on the road back home, so I took a short stroll around town. It was a Sunday, so presumably G’Ma was at church instead of staff her food truck; but I liked it with no one else around. Also, I’d already had breakfast…

Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.15.2018

That storm, though

It’s very hard to beat sitting on a balcony, watching the world AND a storm go by.

Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.14.2018

Maybe I misjudged the place

I’ve lived almost my whole life in the western part of Texas, so I think I know how to read a place accurately and quickly.

Turns out, I’m not as good at that as I thought: I did not think Fort Stockton was the kind of place that would need a tuxedo store…

Fort Stockton, Texas
photographed 7.13.2018

Flight Path

I am almost positive that this town has more pigeons than it does people. The official population (of people) was 384 (in 2016); there were at least that many birds living inside this single building.

Grandfalls, Texas
photographed 7.13.2018

The cattle industry was past its prime

A detail of the fence around the cattle pen from yesterday. It’s starting to show the signs of many years in the dry Texas heat, but I bet it’ll outlast most of us…

Marathon, Texas
photographed 7.14.2018

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