3:31 PM: well, it was probably inevitable that, on one of our morning trail walks, i would take a spill. as we were descending, my boot caught on a loose rock & i went over the edge. fortunatly, it wasn’t one of those spots where it’s a sheer 1,000 ft. drop, with large pointy boulders en route, or i would be dead. so i tumbled maybe 20 feet down the steep, rocky ravine before wedging between two large rocks. i banged myself up & got a few cuts, one of them under the bandage you see on my lower left leg. although shaken, i was able to start this new painting, titled gashu.
it has bolder marks & colors than the last one, and a spot of red on the rider’s shirt. as usual, i’ll see how i feel about it in the morning. right now, i’m feeling proud of myself for getting some work done, but increasingly sore from my fall.
so, once i complete this post, i’ll join mikela, who is also zonkered, rest & have dinner & beer. the new santa fe beers are better than expected.
on the way home after our trail walk, we saw a guy at the kiosk with a little covered stand & a sign that said bagels. we stopped to find out if they are locally made and, by god, they are! bread too! i had half a toasted bagel for breakfast & it was really quite good. we’ll let our crestone friends know, & will ourselves become loyal customers. he’ll be there every friday, saturday & sunday 7-10am.