• Fourth of July Weekend at Somewhere Over the Rainbow
    Events,  Fort Davis,  Shop Local,  West Texas

    Fourth of July Weekend

    West Texas Celebration~ Well, is everybody ready for #Fort DavisTexas Coolest Fourth Festival (See the Chamber of Commerce Website for complete schedule). We’re especially looking forward to the Parade tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 10:00 am. We’ll be at the store early for anyone who wants to shop as well. Somewhere Over the Rainbow will be open Friday and Saturnday (June…

  • Life is a Circle
    Ecology and Economy,  Life,  Products

    Thinking in Circles

    What Makes The World Go Round Searching for an Eco Philosphy That Works I’ve been thinking a lot about creating a sustainable business for quite some time now. It is a difficult economy, and a difficult idea to Sell, much less to achieve. What Makes The World Go Round Searching for an Eco Philosphy That Works I’ve been thinking a…

  • Events,  West Texas

    Earth Day 2023

    Earth Day/ Week/ Month/ Year I started my first Blog in 2012 or so, and as far as I can remember, an Earth Day post has been written every year since that time. I was observing Earth Day long before that. In fact, pretty much since that first Earth Day in 1970. As a teenager on her way to becoming…

  • Fort Davis, Texas Post Card
    Events,  Fort Davis,  West Texas

    Anticipation…

    Almost Spring Break in West Texas~ March, the first month of Spring, when the Calendar finally makes it official, and when everyone from families of school age children to college students take advantage of some time off to explore, is upon us. In West Texas, we will be ready to greet the many tourists that seek out this wild and…

  • Standing Stones
    Life,  West Texas

    Shopkeepers on the Edge of Eternity

    Standing Stones, Dolmen, Menhirs and Cairns... A Megalithic Landscape! The land here is made of Magic. I look around me at this tumbled landscape of Stone and Mountain, and can almost see the hands of ancient giants at work. It is if they (?) were erecting standing stones and menhirs , or building cairns to guide, amaze and delight all…

  • Crystal window
    Fort Davis,  Life,  Shop Local,  West Texas

    [New] Beginnings

    New Year, New Dreams & Goals I can’t believe we’re already over half way through January 2023! However, that’s what the calendar is telling me, so I guess I just have to go along. In order to meet at least one of my goals for this year, I had better get this post written and published. I hope to be…

  • A New Year
    Events,  Life,  West Texas

    A Thoughtful New Year

    Looking Forward ~ This is West Texas, and if you weather it, if you survive its harsh and unyielding initiation, you will find that it gets inside you, that you become as volatile and unwavering as this land, and that you Love it with all your Heart and Soul. Now, the question for this New Year and those to come,…