May 30, 2022
Necessity is the mother of invention. My July editorial needed one more small element to make the body copy the right size, so I grabbed a scratchboard out of my morgue pile this morning and took another swing at it.
Daily Reworked Scratchboard Whip Out:
"Crazy Horse With Lightning Bolt War Paint"
Garrett Roberts posts some of the coolest old photos, like this one of a Welsh Walking Wheel woman in a tall-crowned hat:
This prompted me to ask what a Welsh Walking Wheel is and what's up with the tall top hat? People knock social media, but I got my answers lickety split.
David Wayne Bailey's grandmother, above, center
and here's the skinny behind the walking wheel.
"Ninety percent of what I made went to women, whiskey, drugs and cars. I guess I just wasted the other 10 percent."
—Ronnie Hawkins (1935-2022)