Monthly Archives: October 2016

just another dia de los muertos

To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die. ~Thomas Campbell Advertisements

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stranger in a strange land

She’s standing in the middle of a Dia de los Muertos celebration. And she’s very, very lost. Mo and I are sitting on the curb outside K Space watching the craziness. We’re a few hundred feet from the main stage, … Continue reading

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old friends

old friends, they shine like diamonds old friends, you can always call old friends, lord you can’t buy ’em you know it’s old friends after all — the prophet guy clark — Going through stuff to throw out. Keep nothing … Continue reading

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my manly man day

“How was your manly man day?” Mo asked. What to say? It started out innocently enough. I had a flat tire. It sort of amused me, because I was screwed. As in a screw in the tire. I could have … Continue reading

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london homesick blues

six years after once again becoming a card-carrying texan, you’re leaving again. again. it won’t be so bad, you tell yourself. it’s just geography. and then you’re sitting in the bar, drinking texas beer and listening to texas music and … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 62

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir

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mr. pants’ guide to job interviews

when a prospective employer calls, consider answering with: “hello.” as opposed to: “you should know i’m watching a hallmark movie starring luke perry on a dude ranch that i’ve seen several times even though the nfl is currently on, a … Continue reading

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