The Road Ahead

It actually takes longer to scan and tweak, format, etc. than it does to write a complete column.

But I didn’t feel like writing today. So …

Colorado winter

doherty slide, oregon outback

downtown tonopah, nevada

mojave desert

nevada desert highway

nevada mines

nevada mist

out of the oregon outback

outskirts of tonopah

nevada moon

snowplow in Austin, Nevada

petrified forest arizona

picturesque surprise valley



* Now, I know what you’re thinking: Aren’t there NINE muses?

Yes. You’re absolutely right. But in this case, three muses had prior commitments, two were indisposed, and one just didn’t want to be in the picture.

Calliope, I think.



A writer, published author, novelist, literary critic and political observer for a quarter of a quarter-century more than a quarter-century, Hart Williams has lived in the American West for his entire life. Having grown up in Wyoming, Kansas and New Mexico, a survivor of Texas and a veteran of Hollywood, Mr. Williams currently lives in Oregon, along with an astonishing amount of pollen. He has a lively blog His Vorpal Sword. This is cross-posted from his blog.

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About Hart Williams

Mr. Williams grew up in Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and New Mexico. He lived in Hollywood, California for many years. He has been published in The Washington Post, The Kansas City Star, The Santa Fe Sun, The Los Angeles Free Press, Oui Magazine, New West, and many, many more. A published novelist and a filmed screenwriter, Mr. Williams eschews the decadence of Hollywood for the simple, wholesome goodness of the plain, honest people of the land. He enjoys Luis Buñuel documentaries immensely.
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2 Responses to The Road Ahead

  1. Love Musaic… Love them all… I find it takes me longer to edit my photos than write. Art in any form, takes times. Thanks for sharing these Hart!

  2. Thanks, Pamela. Glad you liked them.