September 7, 2012

My Father and His Whiskey

My father distilled his whiskey through joint paper, tears rolling down his face from lemon juice and Jack. He said it gave the hit a spiritual […]
July 10, 2012

For the Marlboro Man and for Me

Relentless is as relentless does—the cowboy stuck to a cigarette butt, straw hat fraying under the big sky. Sun covers half his face. The cancered half. […]
July 3, 2012

Journal Entry: July 3, 2012

After the beer, before the Scotch, the rogue sadness hits. Theme music hums in the background—one of Handel’s more lugubrious serenades—and I stare through lattice work windows […]