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 …
doherty slide, oregon outback
downtown tonopah, nevada
nevada desert highway
out of the oregon outback
outskirts of tonopah
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.