A taste of home, a journal of metaphor and muse, flavored with wit and watercolor
"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.
If there is a symbol of Sunday, in much of the world, it is the cross. It comes in so many forms and materials, a sign of cruel execution that has become a sign of hope. Nowhere do I see it more poignantly and photographically than in New Mexico. I'm obviously ready to return