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Undrunk

July 15, 2010

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UNDRUNK Is how I prefer you. I’m just saying. Nothing more than that, my dear. This is no judgment. Nor, god knows, an argument. We, too, after all, were intoxicated with our usual emendation. It’s the sloppy talk that makes me want to slouch outside in streetlamp calm. Fixing on the crescent moon. Its mouth […]

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800 MILES: Part 6

July 11, 2010

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“800 MILES: Rounding Third” Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | PART 6 NOTE: Getting here late? Read the whole piece in a single blogpost here. —– There comes a point driving 800 miles in one day hauling a dead Honda homeward when your consciousness begins to […]

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Embers

July 9, 2010

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………………………….. EMBER POEM In the light given all the light this night, iridescence of a bronze shield hair drawn off cheek pulled back to reveal Artemis. Or is it Selene? Crescent moon tumbling like a stone in a roil of black-purple clouds over head. Don’t doubt, although I know you must. A hundred times, the gods […]

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Famous Music

July 8, 2010

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Michael Lipton and a host of helpers and backers have done a remarkable job with the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Contrary to what you might expect, the state’s now seven-year-old HOF does not exclusively showcase old-time, country and bluegrass musicians, though the Hall’s work obviously spotlights some of the best players in those […]

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Missing Hobbes

July 6, 2010

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I miss Calvin. I think I miss Hobbes even more. At least Calvinball lives on.

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Patronizing smoothies

July 6, 2010

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A visit to Harry’s frighteningly expensive boutique grocery and its patronizing smoothies:

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800 MILES: Part 5

July 5, 2010

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“800 MILES (or Parenthood is not for Wusses)” Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | PART 5 | Part 6 Seriously. Lou Gossett Jr., is standing in the parking lot of this Chattanooga U-Haul. Or maybe what the Lou Gossett Jr., of an “An Officer and a Gentlemen” would look […]

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800 MILES: Part 4

July 4, 2010

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“800 MILES (or Parenthood is not for Wusses)” Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | PART 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 There are many reasons to ♥ an iPhone. For instance, being able to update your Facebook status with a photo of the devilish Pentecostal church sign you just saw while […]

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Hail to the Chiefs

July 3, 2010

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I never know who among my blog visitors is Without Face. That is to say, Facebook-less. So, apologies if you already saw these pix over in Facebookland. For the rest, these are digital zoom shots of : 1) A Presidential Sandwich, filled with a Vice President; 2) Bill Clinton Still Looking (and sounding) Good. These […]

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Desk Job

July 3, 2010

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Technical and upload issues kept me working way too late at the Charleston Gazette office last night, while producing a video on the Byrd memorial at the state Capitol Complex in Charleston, W.Va. As the sole occupant in the darkened newsroom as I finally got the sucker uploaded, I turned around to snatch an intimate […]

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