Monthly Archives: January 2011

Oxford Button

His shirt is stiff and rough per neatness and quality, he itches his chest through the buttons.  He takes the starch filled over-shirt to expose his white v-neck.  Eyes rolling, his nose flares and his eyes get large; green and … Continue reading

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A stroll down the street

Yesterday while I was walking down a street. I don’t recall which street. The sun was out and unusually bright for a winter day. The street was not busy at first. The light was in my eyes. I found it … Continue reading

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A Kite Story

It was a spring day.  Bright out.  The sun was high, blinding in the sky.  There was snow on the ground. The dirt was sticking through the ground in patches representing rows of the fertile field of corn that was … Continue reading

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The Boat (part 2)

Down river the wind blew white tips on top of the waves-the water is bumpy but the boat is calm, big as it is.  Side to side green and bright, the trees are playing in the sun as they stand … Continue reading

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The Boat (part 1)

Remember when we filled that coffee mug with beer and played quarters? La Crescent, MN 55947, Summer 2007 I worked on a steamboat.  Nothing interesting ever happened, but it was better than working at a grocery store.  I was a … Continue reading

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Winston and Taffy

I am listening to people who never travel talk about traveling.  Is that backwards?  “The box cars are air tight and if you get locked inside them you might starve.”  Don’t worry you won’t go there anyway, so you won’t … Continue reading

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Weathered

While I contemplate in my warm shower water I think of all the people who want to move to warmer climates.  As I am in the shower this will be an interesting read for you, basically a dead give away … Continue reading

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