Sunset at Wildhorse Station

Home Base at Wildhorse Station with Porch for Guitar Picking and Beer Drinking

View from the Porch at Sunrise

Last month I spent a week out in the Big Bend Country of far West Texas. If you have never been there, this remote section of Texas is stark, quiet and stunningly beautiful. While there are modern conveniences to be had, a few hardy souls live off of the grid out here. One in particular, John Wells, is doing some very fine experimentation in sustainable living at his place known as The Field Lab. Please visit his blog for excellent daily posts on the subject.

So, a little quiet time and stargazing got me to thinking. Those Wrangler jean sure were comfortable. The boots crunching against the limestone rock paths and clean, dry air filling my lungs made me smile. I could live with this on a regular basis. Maybe that townhouse in the city is not my best option. And so, life’s rich tapestry unfolds…..

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