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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.
Last of free summertime road trip---to the Republic of Texas to visit my daughter's family, Dallas and Todd Bell, and my grandchildren, Erin, Abby and Max, who live outside Canyon, Texas. These are among the most important reasons I love Texas! Top photo--Dallas tells the kids, "Ok, one being silly, one for Mom."
Abby Page, Max Samuel, and Erin Ann with Granddad!