• Big Bend on Big Screen
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    Big Bend on the Big Screen

    It’s no secret the Big Bend Region of Far West Texas is one of my favorite escapes. Spotty cell service, wide open spaces, no television, and endless nature is my drink of choice. I had the pleasure of writing this feature for the 2019-2020 Big Bend and Texas Mountains Travel Guide.  Read the article here (accompanied by fabulous photographs from Sarah Vasquez). As a result of writing this article, I received a personal invite by one of the original Fandango “groovers” to Ultimate Fandango Sept. 30-Oct. 4, 2020. You, too, are invited—let’s all go toast our youth over the Rio Grande!  Let’s stay connected!For news, insider exclusives, occasional recipes, and book recommendations, sign up for my…

  • Texas Co-op Power Oct 2019
    Blog,  On West Texas,  On Writing

    Ranch Hands On The Wheel

    It’s true I’m a bit of a nomad, but I always love returning home to West Texas. I wrote about my experience learning how to drive on the ranch for Texas Co-op Power magazine. I know a lot of you can relate! Please share your “learning to drive” stories in the comments below.  Read the article here and check out the awesome illustration that the talented Otto Steininger created to accompany the story.  Let’s stay connected!For news, insider exclusives, occasional recipes, and book recommendations, sign up for my newsletter. If you’re interested in travel, nature, outdoor adventure, literature, film, design, faith, and community—it’s for you! I’ll keep your info just…