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Country Notes

Meditations on rural living

Country Notes |
February 19, 2020

The Desk on Hancock Hill

Some forty years ago, a desk was dragged to the top of a hill in Alpine that overlooks the Big Bend. The notebooks stashed inside continue to capture big thoughts from the people who travel there.

Country Notes |
June 21, 2017

The Purest Type

Pronghorn were almost perfectly fitted to the West Texas landscape. And then people started building fences.