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  1. susannah haddad & stephen lindeman intimate wedding

    Susannah Haddad & Stephen Lindemann were intimately wed among a small group of friends and family in Marfa, Texas. The place where they met and would rapidly fall in love, continuing their growing connection back to Austin. They held a welcome gathering of their out-of-town kin on El Cosmico’s grounds.…

  2. lizette rohana

    “Being of Spanish-Mexican and Lebanese descent is a prideful combined identity; I represent all of the generations of women before me,” says Lizette Rohana. She summarizes how that makes her feel in three short words: “Breakthrough, Liberation, and PRIDE.” Spending a couple of evenings with Rohana — walking through her…

  3. El Polvo/Redford 150th Anniversary

    The Field Trip - an extended family reunion of sorts, remembrance & 150th anniversary of the modern settlement of El Polvo - today known as Redford, TX - happened last Saturday. The event brought many new visitors to the area, most of which are descendants of those who inhabited the…

  4. charlie cecil - rio bravo ranch

    While Charlie Cecil’s youth lacked many of the quintessential aspects one might equate with a “happy childhood,” he always found refuge in Presidio, Texas. At an early age, Charlie entered a dance between being raised by his maternal grandmother in Coleman, Texas, a small town outside of Abilene, & his…

  5. hiram carrera - the trading post

    Originally built as a convenience store in 2000, with a plan to sell everything from snacks to alcohol for those working the onion fields lining the Rio Grande just outside of town, the Trading Post that now exists has gone through a few different transformations over the years — but…

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