In 1976, when I was 12 and she was 10, I met my cousin Beverly. She, her brother Trey, her mother Mary, and her grandfather Bob pulled into our driveway … Continue reading Bev
Once upon a time there was a woman named Kim who had a perfectly reasonable and somewhat intense fear of raccoons. She was mocked by friends who believed her fear … Continue reading An Allegory
In my deer-slaughtering post, I mentioned a crazy item I had just ordered, the Weed Razer. There was a lot of grass growing in the lake by my house and … Continue reading Product Testing Results
I live in a pretty remote location in North Carolina. Though I still miss my old neighborhood and the great friends I have there, I’ve made wonderful friends here. They … Continue reading A Matter of Time
I hardly know where to begin. You all know about the Death of Babel, thanks to a tree trimmer who was too lazy to drag branches around my trailer. He … Continue reading Ten-I-See
The last couple of weeks have been difficult and I’ve kind of put off writing this, but here goes. Death of Babel Yeah, I’m sure smart writers bury the lead … Continue reading Endings suck.
Welcome to the mid-COVID-but-should-be-post-COVID edition of Babel Away! When last we spoke (sorry – I’ve been binging The Crown so now I use phrases like that), I crushed G in … Continue reading Bringing You Up To Date
Despite what you think… Despite what you believe about us, we’re not all gun-totin’, truck-drivin’ country bumpkins who fear changes to our way of life. I don’t own a gun … Continue reading I’m a Republican.
I’m not going to drag it out this time because I’m am over-the-moon excited about G!! I took a ride in a glider! When I was a kid, my mom … Continue reading Gleeful
Meet the players Player number 1: Me. OK, that was a given. Player number 2: Jesse, a skinny 21-year-old from Tennessee. More on Jesse later. Player number 3 (who is … Continue reading F This Pandemic
This post is really overdue. I got back from my E trip just in time to dive into coronavirus drama, so I’m afraid my E post got pushed aside. But … Continue reading Elephants and Epidemics
When I tell people I camp in a teardrop camper, their questions are almost always the same: “By yourself?” Yes. “Do you have a gun?” No. I tried to get … Continue reading I have a question.
Who know D could be so much fun?! Donuts Any good road trip requires good road trip food, so the first stop was at Your Mom’s Donuts in Matthews, NC. … Continue reading Demolished!