Old license plates and spur-lunkering mates
It’s refreshing to get out and breathe some fresh air, when springtime in the
While the sage and grass is still low, seasonal rains dust sand off old stones and sometimes even ancient arrowhead points or chips.
Sunny afternoons immediately following these cyclic downpours are prime opportunities to see with piecing clarity a rainbow of beauty unearthed in the glistening desert stones.
The funny thing about his 1926 plate was that it seemed to have some orange tinges around surface edges. We thought it was too unusual a shade, for rust to turn to and then we went online to discover that they originally painted the plates orange that year.
Although 3V3TZ was thirty-one years ahead of me in our license plate race, the next spring thaw I made a partial comeback. As I was walking down