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June 21, 2012

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joseph

My conditioning made me think, "I hope he had enough gas!"

Jordan Singer

Great to see that photograph. One of my all time favorites. Yeah, I know that feeling of standing by the road in the desert. A feeling for which there are no words, but am grateful for experiencing. Sometimes think of the song "By the Side of the Road" by Lucinda Williams. A kind of openness...

Was that Repo Man? I remember HDS walking out of the desert in "Paris, Texas". Guess Stanton is just a wander-out-of-the-desert kinda guy. ;-]

Barry Briggs

Oh! Jordan, you're right - it was "Paris, Texas," not "Repo Man." (Too bad, it would have been perfect with Repo Man.)

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