This West Texas Couple Has Gone Off the Grid—Pioneer Style

This West Texas Couple Has Gone Off the Grid—Pioneer Style

Texas Country Reporter Pioneer CoupleTexas Country Reporter turns fifty in October 2022. Each week until then, we’ll share classic episodes from the show’s history and behind-the-scenes reflections from TCR’s creator and host, Bob Phillips. Since we started traveling the back roads of Texas back in 1972, I cannot tell you how many times I’ve heard people say, “I wish I could have lived a hundred years ago.”And every time I heard that, I thought, “Would you really like to live back when there was no electricity, running water, or indoor bathrooms? No cars or airplanes? Really?”I suspect some of them would still say yes, and that includes my friend Bonnie Cain, who has no desire to live in today’s world.In 2008, we visited Bonnie and her husband, Dick, who not only live in…

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