Play It F#cking Loud

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Play It F#cking Loud

I love how the more I have tried to learn about him as a person, the more mysterious he became to me.  He’s taught me that the art should be more interesting than the artist.

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Dr. Joey

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Dr. Joey

I negotiated with that god.  “Give the kids food and I’ll memorize verses.  I’ll read something from your book every night and try to be a good kid.” 

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Man v. Dog

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Man v. Dog

Coincidentally, my Man Friend drives a Ford Mustang and lets Joey ride along.  Just another reason he’s the best.

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Snooze

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Snooze

The drama was what happened not long after we finished our run, so it’s more of a classic tale of a white person having to insert herself into the narrative. 

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Name Game

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Name Game

Joey wasn't the only musical dog--we saw a Haggard and I'm sure we missed a Dylan.  There's always a Dylan.  

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Feeling Small

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Feeling Small

It’s a reminder that physical age is not a reflection on maturity.   The senior citizens I grew up around experienced the Great Depression, shared wisdom willingly, or were fabulous storytellers. 

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Yule logs and stuff...

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Yule logs and stuff...

Joey had to stay in the van, as there were chickens running around everywhere and as educational as it would have been, the children there may not be ready to see where nuggets come from. 

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She's Gone

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She's Gone

As she took her last breath, I collapsed on her body and wailed.  I have never heard sounds like that come out of my body.   It was the most raw, uncontrollable emotional reaction of my life. 

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Say It Out Loud

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Say It Out Loud

I like to think that for every obnoxious fool, there are thousands of us living more quiet, happy lives that have a sense of purpose.  

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