"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.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Get off the Interstate and really travel!

Wide open spaces, where you can think, and see. Back road from Tucumcari to Las Vegas, N.M...
Heading west toward the Sange de Cristos, on a back road. Yes, it is that green this year. I was thankful for the car ahead of me, because it was my radar detector. My new RAV4 will go 90 without a problem.

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