Tag Archives: Marfa TX

Lessons learned on the road #3:  time is valuable

Would we live our lives differently if we thought we only had a month, a year, or 30 years to live? How long will we live? We pondered these questions more seriously as we prepared to retire.   We turned to … Continue reading

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8 tips for your next road trip

After 8,235 miles on the road over 4+ months, we have a few opinions about how to take a road trip. “How hard can it be?” you ask. We know you thought that all you had to do was point … Continue reading

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Boxes Placed Just So

In the 1970’s Donald Judd, the artist, bought property, including the former Fort DA Russell, in Marfa, Texas.  He needed space — lots of space — for his large artwork, and the old fort answered his need.  The Chinati Foundation … Continue reading

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Oh, to be in Marfa!

Our ultimate destination in Texas was Marfa.  Sure, it was great to see the rest of Texas, but Marfa had been on our “destinations-that-must-be-seen” list for many years.  “Why?” you ask.  We’ll give you three big reasons: 1. it’s an … Continue reading

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