“An unbroken string of days is all that brought us here. Eat some, sleep some, drink some, fuck some and fight some and here we are. An army of scoundrels, like me, like you, pulling’ and pushin’ and … [Read more...] about Wisdom of Jimmy B. Tester
This year, 2020, the US government has spent at least $1.5 TRILLION on the military. At least $2 TRILLION on corporate bailouts to already rich corporations, and another $1.5 TRILLION to artificially … [Read more...] about Who’s Zoomin’ Who?
I loved the farm and loved the farmer and hated the work. Ain’t nobody ever said they liked that work, that wasn’t lying. Nobody ever liked near electrocution, every day, trying to outsmart a fence … [Read more...] about The Work
She was an ordinary, quiet, and plain old woman, but her modesty and simplicity betrayed a wisdom and vision that only comes from years of listening more than speaking. The dirt under her fingernails … [Read more...] about Soldiers in the Road
Listening to Dylan’s Forever Young and sliding my hand into what must certainly be the last of many bags of summer’s cherries. Late August cherries are not as sweet as June cherries, and the flesh is … [Read more...] about The Light in August
As long as I can recall, it’s always been a ‘63 Impala convertible, white with a red interior, and one of those early big-blocks, and a four-speed on the floor. Maybe I saw one or rode in one with my … [Read more...] about A 1963 Chevrolet
*** I created this collage with questions to show the different ways mental health can be looked at, when thinking of teaching: In-person/hybrid & virtual. These are just questions roaming around … [Read more...] about From a Teacher
Alone in my red Ford, the Lowell George song Willin' comes on the radio like an invasion from a lost and forgotten past life. Remembering sitting in a truck stop on the Trans-Canada highway, forty … [Read more...] about Willin’