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The Hourglass in the Grass

Hour Glass Wallpapers 1 August 13, 2014
Why try bringing back the hour of splendor in the grass?
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Something’s Fishy–But Not Very–At Dinnertime

tilapia July 23, 2014
Ingham County, MI As darkness falls upon what a friend of mine charitably calls “Jack-Ass Acres,” and as the promise of rain comes with the moving clouds at the end of one of the few really warm days we’ve had…
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Four Words to Change the World

jack pine tree July 9, 2014
Situate the preference where it is, not where it isn’t.
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Dispatches from the Barn Jester and Purveyor of Haufenmist

horse-manure-bruce-ritchie June 17, 2014
Be worthy of your place.
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“Your Secrets Aren’t Safe With You,” She Says

Cops-and-Donuts June 4, 2014
I don’t want to get banned for life from my own bed.
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Settlement (at Last) at Dumb-Ass Acres

morel May 14, 2014
It’s tough being a good Christian these days.
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The New Briar Patch Puts All in Doubt

briarpatch April 8, 2014
You’d have to call this job rebarbative.
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Recovering Bliss From the Conditions of Disaster

car10 April 1, 2014
AM radio shouts at me, first the nut-jobs on the right, then the nut-jobs on the left.
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Now is the Summer of Our Discontent

Winter-Background-Pictures-167 February 19, 2014
Where's my wanton ambling nymph?
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A Man’s Home Is His Castle

castle 2 February 3, 2014
Hidden Springs Lane. After too long, I finally got around to watching The Castle (1997), a film recommended by FPR’s Jeff Polet. It’s a film you probably haven’t heard of let alone seen. It’s an Australian comedy that tells the…
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And What Happened After the Codeine Kicked In

moving-truck January 15, 2014
I’m in one of those ridiculous backless hospital gowns.
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Auld Lame Side

power_drill_skeleton_xray-1680x1050 January 1, 2014
This is what we all need now: a deep belly-laugh.
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The Neighborhood Bar and the Chief End of Man

250px-Cheers_intro_logo December 18, 2013
There they sit, attractive in their way.
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It Can’t Get Any More Dumb-Assed Than This (Can It?)

Clusterfuck+weather_f1f562_4759102 December 11, 2013
Let us take in the full range of dumb-assedness.
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