“Yeah, my first wife, I met her down in Texas. She’d just moved down there with a good friend a’hers, that Tate woman who was murdered.” Jesse and I are sitting side-by-side in cheap outdoor chairs from Lowe’s looking across … Continue reading
Tonight my mind is a mess. On the one hand (and get ready for a Vishnu-type hand situation here), my facebook newsfeed is full of election-year nonsense posts by both liberals and conservatives, none of whom have figured out that … Continue reading
Holy God. There has been so much going on in life and in my catalog of observations that I do not even know where to start. When I write, I generally try to get into a state of submission and … Continue reading
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When the Europeans started to sniff around the Florida peninsula, they had a heck of a time trying to map that wet, unruly, reptile-infested, and otherwise gorgeous but inhospitable wilderness that started around The Magic Kingdom and sprawled all the … Continue reading
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When I was first getting sober and couldn’t keep a thought in my head and the whole world looked like some kind of Scrabble board, a friend of mine gave me a copy of Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies. I read it … Continue reading