West Texas Road Trip:  One Night in Marfa
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West Texas Road Trip: One Night in Marfa

One night in Marfa wasn’t enough. Marfa is everything you’ve heard – weird, quirky, artsy, rugged, remote, and wonderful. It’s a unique blend of sprawling ranches and ultra nuevo art galleries. It’s a town of 1,800 folks in a desert landscape where everything is weathered and that just adds to the charm. It’s where life … Continue reading

Girls Weekend in Big Bend: What to do in Terlingua, Texas
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Girls Weekend in Big Bend: What to do in Terlingua, Texas

The first time I escaped to the West Texas desert I was hooked. My friend Carroll introduced me to the magical corner of the country on a multi-day road trip I dubbed 2 Chicks, 5 Days, 1001 miles. Since then I’ve been back a couple of times, including this weekend getaway with Carol and another … Continue reading

The Coolest Place to Stay in Marfa
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The Coolest Place to Stay in Marfa

When I was deciding where to stay for a night in Marfa, Texas, I had a plethora of unique options. Somewhere between a tipi at El Cosmico and a room in the historic Hotel Paisano, I came across 105 Lincoln, unique private residence like suites in what once was the historic stables of the Presidio … Continue reading

Trost Salad Secret at the Gage Hotel
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Trost Salad Secret at the Gage Hotel

There’s a saying in Texas – “Go big, or go home.”  That holds true for your belt buckle, your hat, and your salad.  Well…when it comes to salad at the legendary West Texas historic hotel, the Gage Hotel. While staying a night at the Gage Hotel, my friends and I dined at 12 Gage Restaurant … Continue reading

There Really is a Prada in West Texas
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There Really is a Prada in West Texas

To the fashionista, Prada is a holy grail.  But a Prada store on a desert highway, literally in the middle of nowhere in West Texas?  No, it’s not a mirage.  There really is a Prada store on U.S. Highway 90. Peer through the store window and you might notice something is off kilter with only … Continue reading