Monthly Archives: March 2011

127 Hours, Into the Wild, McCandless, Ralston

An entire life can be represented by an instant. I know I get into this stuff a lot. I know the Christopher McCandless story depicted by “Into the Wild” is my third-favorite book and fourth-favorite movie, nature writers – behind … Continue reading

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This has been everything I’ve ever wanted. A garage area that makes wind chime noises. A front yard that smells like wood smoke in the morning. A dog that just won’t go away, a cement porch with a wrought-iron place … Continue reading

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A time to not move on

We all woke up this morning. Most of us went to work or school. We all came home when it was through, went through whatever daily routine it is we go through and made our way to bed. It is … Continue reading

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PETA to sue Jesus

CUBA, N.Y. – About a week after 1 million dead sardines floated ashore near a marina in California, one animal rights group is taking action to make sure the son of God doesn’t do it again. “That’ll teach that son … Continue reading

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A new old way to get groceries

It’s rare I have something nice to share. So when I do, I should probably go ahead and do it. Here ya go: http://upstatesc.locallygrown.net/ Folks, this is an awesome way to get groceries. What you do is log in (after you’ve … Continue reading

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A Japanese Fairy … flop

Tonight’s reading with Kalista included “A Japanese Fairy Tale” – a relic purchased for 50 cents at a book sale at the Kinston, N.C., public library. I now see why it was available. Quandary: no one can figure out why … Continue reading

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Raising a lady

One of my worst fears as a father is Kalista’s going to grow up to be a female supremacist. Even worse is the thought I’d be the culprit. I can see her now: some angry Sinead O’Connor-with-Susan-B.-Anthony-hair kind of woman, shaking her fist … Continue reading

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