• Painters on Wheels: Travels with Wilma, Spring Edition

    6 monthes ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    Wilma the Pleasureway Camper Van on a previous trip
    Winter's done. Where we live, at 7000 feet and among the rugged topographies of mesas and canyons, cacti are starting to bloom. Claret cup, a small, spiny dome exuberant with blood-red blooms. Prickly pear, a nest of green pads sprouting yellow blossoms. And here and there, other wildflowers, sparse in this dry land, sprinkling the rocky hills with stingy pinches of rainbow glitter. Now the nights are warm enough to dewinterize the camper van and head north for a spring adventure. Our destination: Cortez, Colorado. As I write, we are...
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