Tag Archives: happily ever after

once upon an elevator

We’re riding the elevator down to the little art museum. I have whacked out my knee (a technical medical term) on the morning run, and taking the stairs down is out of the question. We have been here many times, … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 384

It was a pretty great love story. OK, the movie was already well underway by the time I got there. The popcorn line was long, and it took me a long time to find the right person to go to … Continue reading

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it’s all downhill from here

we’re on i-17, flying down the screamer downhill from flagstaff. i push down on the brake. And Nothing Happens. it’s been uneventful up to this point. day trip to flag. pizza, hike on the buffalo, coffee. i’m listening to marie … Continue reading

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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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things i wish i had said, part 80

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brothers, part 11

He’s standing at the counter. He doesn’t know what to do. We’re getting Chinese food, which strikes me as an odd thing to do in West Texas. I am carrying the tray to our table when I hear the woman … Continue reading

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