Monday, June 28, 2021

Where The Socks Match The Rocks at Zabriskie Point

 June 28, 2021

   From the forthcoming Old Vaquero Sayings book.

Daily Whip Out:

"The wages of sin are unreported."

Where The Socks Match The Rocks

Triple B at Bozinski Point

(actually Zabriskie Point, Death Valley)

October 13, 2018, 9:46 AM

   My daughteer Deena came up with that line: "Where the socks match the rocks." When I was growing up only old men wore black socks (with sandals!) and I can't make the transition, because in my ancient mind—it's dorky! But my kids assure me I'm the one who looks dorky now!

   And, so it goes.

   I look at this spot every morning when I wake up. Well, actually, I open my eyes to a poster of Zabriskie Point on the far wall.

Zabriskie Point Poster With Hats

   The hat on the left dates from the mid-eighties and the one on the right, from the 1880s, and yes, it is an original Boss of The Plains.

"When you're down on your luck and you've lost all your dreams, there's nothing like a campfire and a can of beans."

—Tom Waits

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