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Southwestern Belle
Big Bend
Adventures around the Bend and Beyond
Interests: Food. Photography. Nature. Hiking. Music. Art. History. Travel.
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Dec 26, 2019
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Those evening skies! Jupiter and Venus Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Around the Bend
One of the things I miss about my old house is porch sittin' I could spend hours watching the world go by. Currently, my "porch" in Alpine is me sitting on a bench facing Holland. It's not as comfortable or as private, but it is still a great place to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Around the Bend
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I've lived in a lot of towns that had murals...but Alpine has the strongest mural game...they are a must see! And don't forget to go down the alleys! Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Around the Bend
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Those West Texas skies...this view can be found behind Bluewater Natural Food store south of Alpine Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Around the Bend
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How on earth did I get to 56? It is a mystery but here I am. This is how I spent my day. Working and then going to The Window with my friend Lisa. We had dinner and drinks at Chisos Mountain Lodge and walked along the trail to catch... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2019 at Around the Bend
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I have this fantasy that one day I will be free enough to just travel the world whenever I want! Just hop on a plane and go! I fashion myself as an International Country Girl of Mystery traveling the world and looking very mysterious in my sunglasses. I want to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Around the Bend
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Art. It's everywhere out here in all different styles and mediums. I love metal art sculptures. Here are a few of my favorites. I will add more pictures in the future. Or better yet...come on down to Terlingua and see them for yourself! Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2019 at Around the Bend
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Back in southeast Texas everybody used to pile into their vehicles to a place in the Big Thicket called Bragg Light Road to see some spooky mysterious lights. Legend has it that a train conductor lost his head in an accident and he goes out every night with his lantern... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at Around the Bend
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One of the first things I was introduced to when I moved here was an activity called rock hounding. Now I have collected rocks before but never to this degree. It's a lot of fun and there are a lot of cool rocks to find in the area. Of course,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at Around the Bend
Mayor Clay Henry and the family! from Connie Marie on Vimeo. Back in the spring, the Lajitas Mayor and his wife welcomed twins! So cute!!! Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2019 at Around the Bend
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One of my favorite stops when I travel in south Brewster county is the Lajitas General Store. This little store has been around a long time, first down on the river known as the Lajitas Trading Post in the 1940's and then in 2007, it moved to its present location... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2019 at Around the Bend
I can research and write an essay on the history of this area, but happily, someone has already done that. Since I’m not one for reinventing the wheel, I will gladly direct you to the right information. If I have something to add, I will, but otherwise please visit and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Around the Bend
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Lajitas, TX Located on the Mexican border in south Brewster county, Lajitas is a spectacular area full of beauty, adventure and history. The picture above is of the Lajitas Mesa and the Lajitas Cemetery. You can access the cemetery from FM 170 across from Lajitas Resort. Below are some of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Around the Bend
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The focus of this blog is to share all of my adventures in and around the spectacular Big Bend region of Texas and beyond. But first, an intro... I grew up in southeast Texas in an area called the Big Thicket with family all throughout the humid and lush Deep... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at Around the Bend
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