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Sometimes Peace starts in a far desert hide-a-way

 The Rio Grande in Big Bend State Park, Presidio County, TX. (Courtesy of Houston photographer Jim Carr)


By Dan Bodine


PRESIDIO, TX–Hee, hee. One of my ol’ coffee buddies here, Luis S. Armendariz, former state parks and wildlife superintendent of the huge Big Bend State Park east of town, told me a story once about how one of the strangest visitors he had to the park  over the years made up with her family after spending some time in the park’s remote loneliness. Just her and God. Alone but together. Scary? Continue reading