"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 watercolor, metaphors and journalism, for readers in more than 150 countries.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Santa Fe Trailings, part 1

Watercolor, from today's drive
7 by 10 Fabriano Artistico 300# paper

Daybreak at High Lonesome

Trails and stories to come


  1. Breathtaking...nice work...Terry, have you ever gone to the bottom of my blog and seen my Dad's watercolor "Walking Road" from the 50s? I get a similar feel in it as I do in this one, however, you have a vibrant depth...thanks for sharing your talent...beauty...Ron

  2. Thanks Ron...I hadn't seen your dad's watercolor, but will today. Thanks!