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Been H. English ~ Texas ~ Alpine

“The world is full of idolatries, but I question if any idolatry has been more extensively practised than the idolatry of the outward appearance.” ~ W. G. Blaikie THE STORY BEHIND THE PHOTO: “North of Croton Peak and to the northwest of the Paint Gap Hills lies what appears as a near featureless depression when […]

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Ben H. English

Ben H. English

“Kingdoms are but the lengthened shadows of kings.”–Charles L. Feinberg “Once upon a time and really not that long ago, the lower Big Bend teemed with a Texas institution you don’t see much anymore: the working ranch. Now I am not talking about a forty acre ‘ranchita,’ or an exotic game preserve, a nature conservancy, […]

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Ben H. English

Ben H. English

“Kingdoms are but the lengthened shadows of kings.”–Charles L. Feinberg “Once upon a time and really not that long ago, the lower Big Bend teemed with a Texas institution you don’t see much anymore: the working ranch. Now I am not talking about a forty acre ‘ranchita,’ or an exotic game preserve, a nature conservancy, […]

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Ben H. English ~ Texas

“Many come to this country thinking they have found something undiscovered, where no man has ever trod or laboured before. In my lifetime, I have heard such talk countless times as the population of the lower Big Bend ebbed and flowed.But this is no new ‘undiscovered country.’ It is far from it. It is a […]

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BEN H ENGLISH

Alpine. Texas USA
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