Monthly Archives: March 2019

life lessons

and then one day, he realized he had become an old man sitting on a bench with a hunk of banana bread. that made him sad. but the banana bread was good.

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the last time i saw richard

Closing time unplug them people and send them home It’s closing time — the prophet lyle lovett For someone who prides himself on his pessimism, I’ve been way too hopeful about the track. I’ve been going there and running the … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 383

Well I’m a standin’ on a corner in Winslow, Arizona Such a fine sight to see It’s a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford slowin’ down to take a look at me. Except, of course, I’m in Scottsdale, Arizona. … Continue reading

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just another morning conversation, part 74

mo: i was just watching a movie about piranhas eating pizza. me: why would piranhas eat pizza? mo: not pizza. people. me: oh. my movie would’ve been more fun. now i want pizza.

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things i wish i had said, part 80

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brothers, part 10

5 o’clock in the texas morning I’ve got a long, long ride — the prophet michael murphey Dear Rick: You once named your column after that song. We had so many long, long rides back in the day. Austin, Kerrville, … Continue reading

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arrrrgh indeed

i always wondered what the old saying “beware putting pirate eyepatches on dogs arrrrrgh” meant. now we know. when you go into a store to buy a couple of eyepatches and your sister-in-law comes walking out with two sombreros and … Continue reading

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