In the shade of Pedro Vijil's little brown adobe on the Granados rancho, a horseman squatted to repair a broken cinch with strips of rawhide, while his horse--a strong dappled roan with a smutty face--stood near, the rawhide bridle over his head and the quirt trailing the ground. The horseman's frame of mind was evidently not of the sweetest, for to Vijil he had expressed himself in forcible Mexican--which is supposed to be Spanish and often isn't--condemning the luck by which the cinch had gone bad at the wrong time, and as he tinkered he sang softly an old southern ditty:
"Like the Trailings of a Comet on an Endless Journey" is a unique book of poetry written by Elliott Perlin, M.D. who practices hematology and oncology.
Four young women, four new tires, and a cross country road trip in 1939. From Buffalo, New York, to San Francisco, California - they ride mules down into the Grand Canyon, reach the top of Pike's Peak, swim in the Great Salt Lake, and even dance with cowboys.
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