January 14, 2013
Cold weekend. Pipes froze on Friday night. Woke up to no water on Saturday until around noon when the pipes evidently thawed out. Chicken coup water bowls frozen solid. My neighbor Tom Augherton went to Lowe's and got heat lamps and and installed them in his coup and mine. Thanks Tom!
Worked on Doc Holliday's Last Gunfight over the weekend. Here is my first take on it:
The sketch anticipated an O.K. Corral-Fremont Street scene but since Doc's last gunfight was in Leadville I need good street scenes of that high mountain town. Even better, I need the part of town where Doc shot it out with the guy he owed money to, one Billy Allen (long thought to be the same Allen as in Tombstone, but Gary Roberts has disproven this)
Meanwhile, went home for lunch today to meet the plumber (clogged drain in bathroom) and after lunch noodled another cover story idea we're working on "Was Wyatt Earp A Horse Thief?"
"Be regular and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work."