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The Judas Goat

Blanketed with snow, the farmland was little more than a hazy white blur as I sped down the rural county road that cut through it.  I drove this forgotten corner of southern Indiana in silence as the radio was broken, … Continue reading

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Hey, That’s My Hat

(PERSONAL NOTE: This one took me a long time to finish because it’s personal and I wanted it to be as close to perfect as possible.  Many big thanks are owed to Bryan Foland for his help in editing, encouragement, … Continue reading

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‘On the Road’ coming soon!

I hadn’t exactly anticipated returning to this story blog again after last summer, but the recent completion of a very personal piece of writing I did made me realize that not only is this the perfect place for it to … Continue reading

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Plagued

When you live in Florida, opening your front door means more than going outside.  It means you’re inviting the bizarre nature of this place to interact with you.  Past the givens of the climate, like near-unbreathable humid air, heat that … Continue reading

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Candle

(please pardon me… I’m taking a break from my usual nonsense to bring you something a little different this time) I have this friend who is nine kinds of oblivious.  Not necessarily to what is going on around her, but … Continue reading

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Double Wides & Spirit Guides

“I’m searching for my spirit animal,” I said. “Why?” the bearded lady asked. “I feel like I need a spiritual guide.” “And you want an animal?” “Isn’t that how it works?” I asked.  “Power animals?  Spirit animals?  No one talks … Continue reading

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Darwin

Where the hell are my pants? That is a question asked under very specific circumstances in life. You may pose it to a dry cleaner that has misplaced your clothes or ask it rhetorically as you search through piles of … Continue reading

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