LAURA LEWIS, a ＂High Plains Regionalist,＂ captures the land- and skyscapes of West Texas and the Panhandle. With works in the permanent collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, the John and Bobby Nau Collection of Texas Art, and in several corporate collections, she recently contributed the cover image and other paintings to Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art. She lives in Mason, Texas. CHRISTINA MULKEY is a freelance writer, nurse, and educational consultant. She lives in Lubbock, Texas.