Besides grandkid wrangling I have been finishing up some artwork lying around the studio.
When I recently interviewed historian Robert M. Utley about his interview with Charlie Windolph, the last surviving trooper of the Little Bighorn Battle, I realized our lifespans connected 143 years of history. Here is my illustration of Utley's interview with Charlie in Lead, South Dakota in the summer of 1947.
My good neighbor Tom Augherton came up yesterday for his annual Choose-Some-Artwork Day and he gravitated to one of my scratchboards featuring El Alisal, the historic, stone house near Pasadena, California, hand-built by this guy:
"A smart person knows what to say. A wise person knows whether to say it or not."
—Old Vaquero Saying