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Ghosts, Graveyards and Cypress Knees


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You Can Never Go Home Again

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | Views [204]

The explosion of feathers behind the ottoman reminds me that I am in the company of mighty hunters, whose bloodlust can only be sated by the sound of opening a can of tuna - ahi tuna mind you, only the best around these parts.  I myself slurped ... Read more >

Tags: cats, home, house-sitting, nostalgia, pacific northwest, pnw, rural, seattle, urban, washington

Crop Circles; and other signs of returning home

Sunday, 21 Jun 2015 | Views [287]

I wonder how many of the TSA agents are just having a really bad day.  Things like that plague me; how often it is that human emotional turmoil interferes with the mundane tasks that may or may not have occasionally drastic consequences.  ... Read more >

Tags: airports, alien, crop circles, disney, home, orlando, planes, seattle, tsa, west coast

Photos: Florida-Louisiana 2015

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | Photo Gallery

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The World's Slowest Orgy; and How I was not Invited

Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | Views [218]

  Mardi Gras beads and a sheen of sweat painted onto every visible surface of skin panders to the desire for shiny things that lingers in the hedonistic reaches of the mind’s crevices.  I’m told New Orleans is the world’... Read more >

Tags: bars, french quarter, lesbian, louisiana, mississippi river, new orleans, queer


Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | Views [211]

I was possessed by swamp demons, held captive by the souls of New Orleans - a city where even the ghosts exist with a sheen of sweat on their countenance.  This city - brick and iron smattered with cement and steel - has a pulse so ancient, it’... Read more >

Tags: french quarter, gutter-punk, louisiana, near-death, new orleans, street kid

Swamp People

Friday, 29 May 2015 | Views [241]

The swamp belt is the residual battleground left in the wake of wave of "Progress and Development" that swept over Florida directly following the explosively brilliant scientific discovery of affordable (and scalable) air conditioning.  With a cool ... Read more >

Tags: florida, new smyrna, swamp

The Dauphine Street Bookstore

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | Views [175] | Scholarship Entry

The Dauphine Street Bookstore is the kind of place I want my dust to settle after I die; a place where my skin cells can reincarnate again and again in between the pages of a thousand stories. It is a place where booklovers can come to both rejoice in ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

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