Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Junot Diaz suffered for years after being raped by a trusted adult at age 8. via Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads     It is perhaps destined I should find these words in my inbox, on this day, one day after--as it truly turns out--the following took place in my own … Continue reading Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

New story excerpt from: Chicken Hawk Down…. (Part 1)

https://bootsbarsmotorbikes.blogspot.com/2018/04/new-story-excerpt-from-chicken-hawk.html     "Drive!” the old man yelled, reaching inside the pickup cab to grab his weather-beaten .22 from the back window gun rack. He prattles something urgent sounding in Czech, before leaping the side-rail of the truck bed, Duke-boy style, and taking his place hunkered over the cab. “Hang on,” the old man tells … Continue reading New story excerpt from: Chicken Hawk Down…. (Part 1)

The real outlaw among us…

Of all the pictures that could possibly taken of dude all dandied up for a wedding (a wedding he actually needed to stand up for at the church, no less), I suppose it's only fitting that the only shots of him from said event involved some sort of mayhem... Considering I had a limited window … Continue reading The real outlaw among us…

A thousand words and all…

You know how they say a picture can tell you a lot? Well, here's two of them. To these two, the 28 years of Valentine's Days between now and then, and many more... Above, the first picture taken of Jenn and I following our marriage Nov. 18, 2017, at St. Mary's Catholic Church near Hallettsville. … Continue reading A thousand words and all…