It's interesting to me that the young'uns think this is cool (including cool step-daughter Alexx Reger) while the older ones want me to shave. And Dave Rhea of the Journal Record, "Fear the beard." I'd quote my friend and mentor Ben Blackstock of OPA, but it would be profane, starting with an "F "and concluding with 'em!"
So here they are, post-Alaska, post type A:
"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.