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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Photographic Breadcrumbs

Fri, 28 Aug 2015, 10:53 PM (-06:00)

This is nothing new, I suppose, it having been so silent around here of late. But… it’s going to be a bit silent around here for a while. I don’t expect to lay my hands on a keyboard for a while, and that is a good thing. Nor the fair and industrious Trudy. We shall […]

My People Among ‘Em

Thu, 27 Aug 2015, 12:27 AM (-06:00)

In the sun, on the stairs, smiling and squinting at the camera, there stood a crowd of people. Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. It’s time for New Power!, the sign read.  And wait. No wait. Look there, that’s Katherine and behind her Julia and in the shark shirt and oversized hat, that’s Jack, right? And wait. […]


Sun, 23 Aug 2015, 11:21 AM (-06:00)

We rose early this morning. There was work to do in the yard, tomato plants to cut back, Hackberry trees to hack out, leaves to blow and rake.  And then we went for breakfast tacos. But I found my attention drawn away from the bounty on the table, because…

Three Minutes and So On

Sun, 23 Aug 2015, 06:43 AM (-06:00)

1. Three minutes until sunrise.  That’s what they said on the radio as morning light slid into the bedroom thru the blinds on the windows behind us. I’m lying still, she said. I don’t want the dogs barking, yet. But it didn’t last long, because when she rolled over (or was it me?), Mr. Guinness […]