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Wildlife Report: Knotty’s Nest, Bootsy, Pythons in the Freezer, and Jesse

“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

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Newsfarts from Sunny Florida: politics, big croc, good ol’boys, and entering the shadow

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

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I Held an Anaconda at Work Today

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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First Day in the Field. Notes and Musings.

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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

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