January 9, 2024
Wrangling together all of our material for a cover story on this guy.
And speaking of beloved headgear, as promised, here is my collection of Carl Marvin Bell's hats and caps in my studio:
The hat at upper left along the railing is the hat Carl has at his feet in this photo:
Meanwhile, back to Tom Mix Country, here is one of the last photos of Tom Mix, while he was on his cross country road trip in October of 1940.
You can see the infamous Cord "death car" behind them.
Meanwhile, on the 66 Kids front, I am working with Dan The Man on expanding a photo I have in my collection of the Flying A "Jugs Iced Free" billboard to make it into a doubletruck.
I want to take this photo and then paint an add on to it so it becomes a Hilltop panorama, like this:
Not happy with this, but then, Martha nails the dissatisfaction:
"No artist is pleased. There is no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others."