greetings from far west texas

I took this photo two nights ago. Route 90, looking East, midway between the small towns of Alpine and Marfa. That’s Cathedral Mountain there on the right, which is about 12 miles South of Alpine.

If you drive down this stretch of road after dark on a clear night, if you look to the South there’s a good chance you’ll see the Marfa Lights in the distance. I’ve seen them many times.

I came out here on vacation, thinking I’d stay two weeks. Two years later and I still haven’t left…

UPDATE: Lloyd Davis, a blogging buddy of mine from my London days, took  a train from Austin to LA, after attending SXSW. En route the train stopped in Alpine. He took some photos. Sadly I was out of town that day, but it’s neat to think an old friend from London randomly visiting here…

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