1656

Dimly lit hotel
lobby offers a respite
from heat of the day.

Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.22.2016

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1655

Granada and a
distant storm and oncoming
traffic: good morning.

Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.25.2016

1654

Mr. Nichols’s
steel steer watches the traffic
as it passes by.

Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.24.2016

1653

Even tiniest
towns need a football field:
we are in Texas.

Marathon, Texas
photographed 7.24.2016

1652

Well, here we go: an
entire story is told with
minimal language.

Valentine, Texas
photographed 7.23.2016

1651

She has had many
emotional leavings from
this hotel lobby.

The Holland Hotel
Alpine, Texas
photographed 7.22.2016

1650

Cowboy, crucifix,
five crosses, saint’s stone niche: lots
of symbols shown here.

Marathon, Texas
photographed 7.24.2016

1649

Nuns used to live here.
I come and cry for days, then
start to feel better.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
photographed 7.4.2016

1648

There’s a chance hot, dry
desert air has mummified
this little trailer.

Valentine, Texas
photographed 7.23.2016

1647

Another verse in the
same song: just one more small town
business disappears.

Roscoe, Texas
photographed 3.20.2016