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Wasn’t Hoover in Animal House?

I know there’s a word for this I know cause it’s in the dictionary And when I find what it is I’ll write it down in case it comes up again I’ll be certain to avoid it — the prophet … Continue reading

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brothers in arms

We’ve searched the garage, and the horrible truth is evident: We can’t find a spear. Texas’ new law has just gone into effect. It’s now legal to carry long knives, daggers, bayonets, and yes, even spears around in public. I … Continue reading

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Brothers, part 2

It comes and goes. We’re laughing about something. We’ve spent the day together, hiking and wandering through downtown and watching a high school football game. That comfortable feeling you have with someone you have spent your life with.  We talk … Continue reading

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Life is funny, part 375

Life is funny. The phone rang at 5:59 p.m. yesterday. It was him. I was knee-deep in the Trifecta of Doom, editing three particularly intense newspapers at once. One of those nights when you don’t drink much water because you … Continue reading

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smith boy chronicles, june 2017

  smith boys in their natural environment. advantage of hanging with a guy who’s been everywhere in west texas too many times to count? when you lose your cap, he gives you an extra from jay’s hamburgers in menard. because. … Continue reading

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