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See How This Family Of Four Lives Off The Grid In the Middle Of The Desert

See How This Family Of Four Lives Off The Grid In the Middle Of The Desert

See How This Family Of Four Lives Off The Grid In the Middle Of The Desert
Image Credit: Abe Connally

At a time when we carry computers in our pockets and our cars practically do the driving for us, a certain subset of people have willingly chosen to cut the cord on modern American life — for good.

Off-the-grid living — that is, using natural resources like sun and wind power to provide amenities like heat and electricity — has become commonplace in places like Terlingua, an isolated community in Southwest Texas. What was once a bustling mining town is now a veritable ghost town, tucked into the foothills of Big Bend National Park in the north Chihuahuan desert.

To Abe Connally, 34, it was the perfect place to go off the map. In 2002, Connally moved to Terlingua, leaving behind a lucrative job as a web designer in Austin, Texas in order to try his hand at rural life. Read the original article and see more photos in the link below.

See How This Family Of Four Lives Off The Grid In the Middle Of The Desert

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