August 27, 2023
My father's birthday. He was a good man.
Said This to A Friend With A Terminal Illness
I want you to know you are loved and respected by all the intelligent and sensitive people in this neck of the woods. True, that's perhaps only 12 people, but still you can take that to the bank. Love you bro.
Meanwhile, A Father Gives Thanks
Doing sketches for an ambitious set piece on a hypothetical lynching at the O.K. Corral. Want to capture the crowd in an accurate way.
Slack-jawed goobers at the corner of First and Toughnut in Tombstone, at the impromptu hanging of John Heath in 1883. If you ask me those mouth-breathers are not the brightest looking citizens of Cochise county.
Daily Whip Out:
"Slack Jawed Goobers"
Another piece of reference I am using is this close up of Black Jack on the gallows.Black Jack Before the Drop
And, if you know the story, he lost his head.
"These days my preferred brand of sunscreen is a house."
—Cranky Old Boomer