From the monthly archives: July 2011

Let Us Be Frank

July 25, 2011 by

My birthday is on December 28th and has been my whole life. It’s a terrible time to have a birthday, wedged in between Christmas and New Years, and I’ve always wished it fell in the middle of the year. When I turned 60 this last December, my wife had a great idea of celebrating my […]

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Around the corner from my house, where darkness falls fast, where the thick hillside is overgrown and deep with shadows, the potheads gather in their dream cars to share a buzz. A couple of guys in the front seat, perhaps one or two in the back, they pass the pipe and exhale softly. Who knows what […]

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Do you remember The Cisco Kid TV show and movie franchise? You probably need to be a Boomer or B&W TV fanatic to picture them riding across the Western landscape. The Cisco Kid was the clean-cut hero. His sidekick was Pancho, the rumpled, funny, salt-of-the-earth buddy we thought we could grow up to be if […]

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I joined the Minutemen, and I’m ready to kick some British butt!      

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