These two really need to get out on the road more…

Now here's a couple of ol' boys who need to spend a lot more time behind some handlebars...

Long gone or leaving…

Goodbye Bill Cunningham and many more before you...

So what’s the deal with this Outlaw business anyway?

As promised some time ago, I finally got around to this part: Outlaw Authorz began in a summer writer's workshop in 2017, when Ol' Burnin' Beard there nearly got a whole group of writers kicked out of the library during his reading. I know, I know... That's some outlaw shit there, huh? But you would've … Continue reading So what’s the deal with this Outlaw business anyway?

Story Excerpt: Chicken Hawk Down (Third & Final Part)…

He soared in places where angels and demons live, way up in the great beyond, and returned to our patch of earth, completely unfazed.

New Story Excerpt: Chicken Hawk Down (Part II)…

Czech--not Spanish--was the predominant language I heard growing up in South Texas. But finding those who know anything beyond "Jaks se mas?" or Pivo is getting harder and harder to do...

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…

Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part II)…

Yesterday you met our good buddy Doug, who had a bit of a potty mouth, a bit of a problem with his neighbor, and a bit of a tussle in the yard. With a cop. A real cop, it turned out, not just one of those Rent-A-Cop wannabes like at the mall. Doug just assumed, … Continue reading Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part II)…

Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part 1)…

Once again, as a courtesy to friends and family not particularly fond of my blue language from time to time, I must once again beg your forgiveness and rate this with R. For the rest of you, though (let's hum a few bars and give that first bunch a chance to log out: Hmmm, hmm … Continue reading Story Excerpt: One bad day can always get worse (Part 1)…