Tag Archives: Corpus Christi

life is funny, part 368

Longtime readers will recall I shredded my spare tire in the misguided belief that it’s OK to drive on it while flat. Who knew? Today I picked up the shiny new spare tire, which cost 85 bucks. That seemed like … Continue reading

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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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once upon a masterpiece

  it’s called masterpiece in a day. you go out on the street and paint something, ingesting red bull and big red because it’s before noon and besides. red. have you ever SEEN a mo painting? our friend tinker came … Continue reading

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just another water stop, part 2

longtime readers will recall i watched last year’s beach to bay next to the guys from pack 11. it was a lot of fun, and i’m too lazy to go anywhere else (they’re next to our abode), so i was back … Continue reading

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just another run, part 7

the night doesn’t care. day runs are about time and form and people. night runs are about shadows and dreaming and escape. halley’s comet is a different place at night. the carnival lights up the inky fog.  creaky, rusted rides … Continue reading

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oatmeal

“Excuse me, sir. Can you tell me what time it is?” An innocent question. Unless it’s 2 a.m. in the bad part of town and it’s just you and a guy who may or may not be rational. I’m leaving … Continue reading

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the yin/yang of my running course, part 2

Outrageous, alarming, courageous, charming Oh, who would think a boy and bear Could be well accepted everywhere It’s just amazing how fair people can be — the prophet randy newman — I halfheartedly went to the track today. I was … Continue reading

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