Monday, November 4, 2013

The Writing on the Wall


I spent two weeks with my dad. He took me to a place in Southern Utah, where his great-great Grandfather carved  his name in a canyon wall just North of Torrey-the gateway to Capitol Reef, Bryce National Park and Zion. 


Time stopped for just a moment as I thought about Chapman Taylor Duncan and his companion S.W. Morrell. The story goes that on horse back they stood to carve this and it has weathered 136 years-a link to the past- to those who lived before us. 


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