With open minds and unpracticed aim, we scattered about the state, our destinations determined by the toss of a dart
By Texas Co-op Power staff
We turned Texas into a dartboard showing the seven bull’s-eyes pinpointed by our tosses
Image: Map, John Kachik; Photo, Rick Patrick.
Terrell County: A swimmer glides through the cold waters that flow from Caroline Spring on Independence Creek Preserve in West Texas.
Image: Suzanne Haberman
Terrell County Web Extra: Independence Creek forms two small lakes in a West Texas valley on former ranchland
Terrell County Web Extra: Lindy Wrinkle gets a lesson from her mom, Lisa, on how to properly point to cave paintings. Surrounding the ‘birdman’ painting are dulling grooves used for arrowhead making.
Terrell County Web Extra: The ‘birdman’ painting in a limestone cave overlooks the preserve.
Terrell County Web Extra: A high vantage puts humanity in perspective.
Image: Erik Haberman
Scurry County: Triangle Sinclair Gas Station
Image: Lynn Fuller
Hemphill County: Norman Rockwell’s ‘First Day of School’ is on display at the Citadelle
Image: Jeff Joiner
Hemphill County: The Citadelle also features a pair of sculptures called ‘Universal Man and Woman’ by Dean Howell
Hemphill County Web Extra: The Citadelle used to be the First Baptist Church in Canadian and later the home of Malouf and Theresa Abraham.
Hemphill County Web Extra: The Sculpture Garden is the home of a large bronze sculpture the Abrahams commissioned in 1990 called ‘Coming of Winter: the Forerunner’ by William Pochial.
Hemphill County Web Extra: The Abrahams turned a church built in 1910 into a mansion.
This article appeared in the July 2014 issue
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