I don’t seem to be built for these hot Oklahoma summers.
A few weeks ago, I attended a parade and ended up with heatstroke. I don’t remember much about getting home and the headache was excruciating. It took me a few days to feel like myself again. But I did see a wonderful display of regalia.
The parade was dominated by the next generation of dancers, each of them displaying so much colour. It is easy to imagine pale green grass and big skies of the plains flowing gently in their fringe. They inspired this painting.