"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.

Monday, August 26, 2013


Relics--an old tree, and granite at the top of Mount Scott...very old mountains.

In Meers--my first car was a Stude.
What is it about relics that grab my attention? The word relic comes from Latin, meaning "remains" or "something left behind." It has also come to refer to religious items, even body parts of saints. 
I guess as I get older, I'm aware that, while I'm not saint, perhaps I am becoming a relic of previous times. Thus the attraction of these relics on a trip to southwest Oklahoma recently.
I think I can afford this home in Medicine Park

Remember these relics--in Meers
A relic, but alive--Liberty Theatre in Carnegie

1 comment:

  1. Hey Clark I think you mean I am not A saint. Just a little editing tip. Also don't worry your not a relic yet, you're keeping up with technology.