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  • Emulating Our Heroes – Jim Thompson (Aug 2008)

    January 8, 2020


    When I was about fifteen years old, I read Larry Bird’s biography. It said that he started “hitting his shots” when he was fourteen. So I practiced alone in a neighbors driveway every night for the next year. But I never did master the jumpshot.  It made me realize though, that we read biographies of people we

    Oct 2006: Graverobbing

    November 8, 2019


    I went to Loki’s grave one night. Drunk in the dark woods. I swayed back and forth over his homemade headstone, wanting to pound my fist into the dirt.  To punch deep into the black soil and feel his fur for one last time. To have his smell on my hands. To bend his ears


    October 12, 2019


    | Published 2006 | It was raining when we walked to Yong’s Restaurant. Anna was on my shoulders. She held the umbrella while I held her shins. The wind kept turning the nylon umbrella into a tulip and we had to stop twice to fix its skeleton. Realign the membrane. Which was just enough to

    Sunshine on my Shoulders

    October 10, 2019


    One morning I felt like singing that John Denver song, about sunshine and shoulders. It was the first warm day after a long winter that everyone described as “brutal.” I went to work and hurried through my deliveries, finishing the route two hours early. So I strolled downtown with a joint cupped in my hand.