Monthly Archives: October 2017

Vinyl

Remaining with the theme of the previous post…. Vinyl Lately I’ve been Listening to old records, Guilty pleasures Lovingly encased in plastic, Stored away in dusty places I never thought I’d visit again… Unwittingly the needle drops, Bringing back moments … Continue reading

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Moon River

For some reason I woke with “Moon River” in my head this morning. I don’t care how much this song gets covered, it’s bulletproof and it always makes me feel good when I hear it. So, for the weekend, I … Continue reading

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The Blarney Stone

Someone I know is becoming a mother for the first time and the conversation got me thinking about the magic and wonder of childbirth.   I wrote about it some years back in an essay titled “The Blarney Stone,” which … Continue reading

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Uphill

Glad to share a brand-new Doug Hoekstra poem, “Uphill”, published at Broke Bohemian (apologies for the third person intro). It’s a Smoky Mountain feminist “go sisters” kind of poem; Broke Bohemian is a cool modern beat kind of tome, and … Continue reading

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Half-Life

New piece of Doug Hoekstra flash fiction, “Half-Life,” published at Friday Flash Fiction, a relationship narrative dotted with plutonium and poetry.  Enjoy at the link below. http://www.fridayflashfiction.com/longer-stories/half-life-by-doug-hoekstra

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Don’t Touch My Ride

Found this pic from a trip to Stax, thought I’d take it somewhere, have some fun, and give a shout out to the great Isaac Hayes in the process.  Enjoy. Don’t Touch My Ride Don’t touch my ride They used … Continue reading

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Chaplinesque

Ever since my son Jude was old enough to watch movies, we’ve had pizza party movie night. Usually weekly. Usually Friday. Most recently, he did a throwback dance and chose Wall-e, during which many fond memories of toddler Jude cascaded … Continue reading

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