Backwards: The people that time forgot

The following was printed Wednesday (October 4) in The Boise Weekly. This time tomorrow—assuming you’re reading these words on the day they show up in the paper boxes—I will be 70 years old. No, stop. Thank you for your kind sentiments, but I tell you this not to solicit felicitations. I limp into this with…

Annie In My Life

The following was originally published (The Boise Weekly) July 8, 1999   Chapter 14 Invasion of the Fun Snatchers I saw something slightly sad in my daughter’s eyes the other night. The family was watching a rented movie—sorry, but I can’t tell you the name—and it had Bruce Willis in it. Or maybe it was…

Nope, I’m Never Going Fishing Again!

I learned something about myself this weekend. Isn’t that nice? None of us should let a week go by without learning something about ourselves, that’s what I say. Actually, what I really say is “None of us should let a week go by without learning something about something,” but I suppose ourselves qualifies as something….

Yes, I’m Actually Going Fishing

  And if I catch one (a fish), I will race to the nearest iPhone and have a photo taken with myself holding this fish up close to my face like no one has ever caught one of the damn things before. And then I will rush to an Internet connection and transfer that photo…

Annie In My Life

  The following was originally published (The Boise Weekly) November 11, 1999. This weekend, I am hoping to relive history as my family and I are going to the same place for a few days away. If there Is no post Friday or Monday, that’s why–B.C. Chapter 14 Two Mooses and Game #1 Now and…

All Funked Up

Sorry, but no blog post today. Went to see Earth, Wind & Fire last night and am still experiencing some extreme residual grooving this morning. Will return to blogging whenever I get to feeling more my usual, unfunky, self– B.C.