Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche Not too long ago, I bought Bosc pears at the grocery store. I got home and cut into one, and it was nearly hard as a rock compared to the pears I was … Continue reading One of the sweetest gifts of the gods, friends or the grocer… pears!
Printed with the permission of The Alpine Avalanche On a drive around the area a few years ago, my husband and I discovered an other-worldly landscape just a stone’s throw from Mexico. Cruising around what was soon to become our … Continue reading Local honey from the blooms of our desert flowers
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche Cueva de Leon, or “cave of the lion,” is the perfect name for a long-time favorite restaurant situated in the shadow of Sleeping Lion Mountain in downtown Fort Davis. Lorina Bencomo … Continue reading Cueva de Leon serving Fort Davis for over 40 years
Time for some “real talk” here… and by “real talk,” I mean I’m not limited to a word count or subject matter because this is straight-up bloggy, not newspapery. There might even be a typo or two. Plus I just … Continue reading Caffeine and cookies on a Thursday afternoon…
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche About one thousand, seven hundred and forty-seven years ago, a Roman priest named Valentinus sat in prison, awaiting his death for defying an oppressive Roman emperor by marrying Christian couples who were … Continue reading Love is in the air… or is that the smell of fresh-baked cookies?
Printed with the permission of The Alpine Avalanche Last weekend, I had the pleasure of going on a field trip with the Big Bend Photography Club to Sweeney Farm, located deep within the mountains of Sunny Glen in Alpine. We … Continue reading Organic farming in the mountains of West Texas is flourishing!
Printed with permission of The Alpine Avalanche When I think of July 4th, I think of homemade ice cream. Fireworks, parades, festivals and barbecues come to mind after ice cream. If you’re reading this, you probably have a July 4th … Continue reading Ice cream, parades and fireworks coming to a town near you