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"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.
Today's New York Times magazine featured four people's voyages, with this photo illustration on the cover cover, unrelated to the specific articles. But it made me want to go, to see the desert again, and thus, here's a watercolor painting. Time to travel.
The desert beckons, watercolor, 8 by 10, 140 pound d'Arches