Ajo Arizona

I'm spending the long Thanksgiving weekend her in Ajo sketching and recharging my batteries. It's an old mining town near the Mexico border and next to the Organ Pipe National Monument. 


The town is centered on a beautiful courtyard with this Catholic church at the head. On the weekend they had a Farmer's Market and I bought sourdough from this lovely woman. The sourdough starter has been in her family since 1919.  


we also went to the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, which is stunningly beautiful. It has been protected since her starter was made and its amazing how much more beautiful. And healthy the desert is there than just a few miles away. 


This guy even came by to say hi.  


Anothee sketch of the trip. I really like this one.  


I did this one eating at The Agave Grill if another customer and gave it to the hostess who kept coming over to watch me paint. She was extremely excited and says she will "keep it forever." it's amazing how much people like getting this quick. Silly sketches.