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"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Songs of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.
My wife, the toussle-headed brunette, at La Cisterna in "Roma"...does she look better with red wine in in front of her, or does red wine taste better with her?
Booth is Back! Louie's at 15th at Bryant...Thanks to Manager Randy Duncan, Bob Illidge's plaque is on the wall. All the waitresses are cute and students or former students, and the faculty gather for conviviality, no matter the vicissitudes or vagaries--today's celebrants included Jesse Miller, Sandy Martin, Terry Clark, Susan Clark, Mark Hanebutt, Christy Vincent, Jill Kelsey and Ashley Barcum!