Monthly Archives: May 2019

My absolute Favorite Episode of “This American Life.”

“24 Hours at the Golden Apple” Quintessentially Chicago, quirkily Ira Glass. Thank you producers, and especially Torey Malatia. Listen here. Advertisements

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April 8, 1969

April 8, 1969 He limps like a deuce-and-a-half truck’s flat tire rolling through the door at Buckeye Donuts. The counter woman coos her greeting, a mourning dove with powdered sugar lips, just moved up from Mingo County last week. “Just … Continue reading

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2-Lanes East, a 4-Part Flight

Exodus A hog-nosed snake suns by the screen door. We leave Fort Morgan dressed like a heat wave. She didn’t shave, the blonde of her legs dance tan in the open window breeze. I drive out of Nebraska with our … Continue reading

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