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just another trip home, part 1

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I love a parade, part 3

Sometimes runs don’t turn out the way you planned. We were on our way to a trail run at our new stomping grounds, the state park in San Angelo. Mostly it was a chance for Mo to kiss up to … Continue reading

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The calm before the storm before the other calm

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mo’s first boyfriend

Mo grew up in Seattle. She had never been to San Angelo before I came along. And yet. As we drove into the state park here, she ran into her childhood boyfriend. What are the odds of this? Where’s Jenster … Continue reading

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A letter from Badger Bob

Longtime readers will recall that Badger Bob, proprietor of the Spur Creek Farm, is building the ultimate 24-hour race course in West Texas. He reports an exciting development: — Good news! J and I spent spring break vacations building the … Continue reading

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Yes. And No.

I find myself listening to The Tallest Man on Earth followed by “Fragile” Yes and remembering why I’m glad I was born into the musical generation that allowed me to grow up with the latter rather than the former. No … Continue reading

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Scenes from the road, part 2

• BK decides to stay home with the housesitter. This concerns me since she usually drives the shift between Junction and Menard. Ominous. • We stop at the convenience store next to the beach on the way out of town. A teenager is … Continue reading

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