Category Archives: Essay

The continuing

I’ve walked First Avenue South several times lately but I can’t find the place. There’s one building that might be it, but the main entry seems wrong.  The windows in the upper floors, where I spent most of my days … Continue reading

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The moment

My lifelong friend and fellow car guy stopped by to bring me a copy of Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car magazine.  He brought this specific issue because of the six-page Drive Report on page 18; “1965 Lotus Cortina Mark II; … Continue reading

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Way Station Books

In the early 80s, I decided to try broadcasting.  Small market radio to be specific, meaning not much money but plenty of opportunity to either screw up without repercussion or, perhaps, to do something worth listening to. My own self … Continue reading

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The quality of something misplaced

I have nothing to complain of, really.  I have everything I value most.  I have Jeni in my life, the only person I ever met who I could not go on without.  Our first day together is still real, still … Continue reading

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With no clear vision

The view from this window exists on several planes, not unlike a diorama; multiple images, multiple focal points, possessing both depth and scale. It is a large window, reaching nearly to the ceiling of this ground level floor, wider than … Continue reading

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Over

And suddenly, it was over. Although not unexpectedly.  The end had been seen for a fair distance.  I, and others I suppose, had seen it coming for a while.  There were signs, some of little importance taken by themselves, but … Continue reading

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The chance

The random chance that this 4.5 billion year-old sphere would randomly take up orbit at this precise distance from this sun and just as randomly develop an oxygen atmosphere and that in the last 10,000 years a single strain of mammal could, … Continue reading

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