In May 20 letter to the editor, Jan Foster listed these subjects of municipal art (incomprehensible abstracts and whimsical animals aside) in downtown Walla Walla.
The Treaty Chief Peopeomoxmox
A man having a moment with his dog
A man harvesting wheat
The medical missionary Marcus Whitman
Then she asked, “What’s missing here?”
I know the answer, Jan Foster! Call on me!
The answer is a man harvesting grapes for wine.
That’s not the answer? OK, a man picking onions.
No? Dr. Stephen B. L. Penrose, president of Whitman College for 40 years? Nig Borleske coaching Whitman ballplayers? Drew Bledsoe throwing a football?
No, Jan, don’t call on those women waving their hands over there. What do women know?
You can’t cut me off, Editorial Page Editor Rick Eskil. I’m nowhere near the 400-word limit. No, Rick, give me a ...