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saints and saguaros

We have come in search of The Dogs of San Xavier. He has come in search of a miracle. The ancient mission is a pilgrimage site, so it’s only fitting that we have made the trek to seek the old … Continue reading

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down in the cellar in the Boho zone

He wanders up and pulls a drum out of the bag. And then, his life begins again. He’s an old guy. Has his own fold-up stool, the sure sign of a drum circle veteran. He joins maybe 10 or 12 … 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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my expensive church service

Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us and we’ll forgive you We’ll forgive each other ’til we both turn blue And we’ll whistle and go fishing in the heavens — the prophet john prine There are … Continue reading

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things i wish i had said, part 79

“I’m dejected, but only momentarily, when I can’t get the fifth vote for something I think is very important. But then you go on to the next challenge and you give it your all. You know that these important issues … Continue reading

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the best dog is a rescue dog

“I made up my mind eons ago that I would … also die at sixty-two. The I hit my mid-fifties and started thinking that perhaps I’m being a bit harsh. Now that I’ve scored a couple of decent guest rooms, … Continue reading

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don juan is where you find him

all your life you were only waiting for this moment to arise — the prophet mccartney I go to the track fearful for the trees. My fears were not unfounded. Both trees that provide the track with a bit of … Continue reading

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