September 13, 2006 Bonus Blog
Yesterday, Lou Cady, Jr. borrowed my Ranger and drove back into the Beast for another archery lesson at Straight & Arrow, an archery store and range at 29th Ave. and McDowell. So I was on foot. Had a massage at four with Christie Wilcox and she said to me, "You seem rather tight," and I said, "My mother's here."
Speaking of my lovely mother, I posed her yesterday, holding a triptic of her as a young Mohave County Beauty, in front of the Spanish Rodeo Poster in our dining room. After a couple solo shots I asked Tap Lou and Billy Weir to join her. Here's the best shot of that effort:
Meanwhile, after my massage I was on foot, so I called Kathy to come get me, and while I was waiting I started watching a big thunderhead build over Elephant Butte. From my perch at Black Mountain Gym, I furiously sketched the tall booger, then when I got home I laid in the washes and color scheme I remembered. Here's that image:
Going home for lunch today, then bringing back Lou and my mom for the True West tour. Lou is anxious to meet Carole Glenn because he was impressed with her helping him book his ticket from Cody. They go home tomorrow.
"Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experience."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
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