"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.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Where you can see

Watercolor, 5 x 7
Fabriano Artistico 300# paper

Willa Cather wrote that in New Mexico, the earth is the floor of the sky.
It is. Here you can "see" geology, strata in the earth and in the sky and in yourself...where the intensity of light immerses you and the land and sky.

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