Browsing All posts tagged under »1980’s«

Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me Part 2

May 29, 2013


As the 1980’s got started, my comic book crime spree ended. I got busted by a grocery store manager, but not just any grocery store manager. No, I had the misfortune of getting caught in an act of shoplifting by a grocery store manager who also happened to be a fellow member of the Bastrop […]

Booze & Basketball

May 27, 2013


‘I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.’ – Hunter S. Thompson After years of Mamaw Kat’s church school everyday, I took to cigarettes, drugs and alcohol like a fish to a bottle of Evian. Cigarettes were my first vice. It was an easy choice, I’d […]

Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me

May 23, 2013


I found myself in private school because I was a thief, a shoplifter to be exact. It started when I was very young, 8 or 9 nine years old I guess. I didn’t steal jewels or cash, I was a comic book thief. My grandmother shopped for groceries once a week at the same Safeway […]


April 12, 2013


That’s what young people need, a Burning Man festival for life skill seekers. I arrived at this insight just a few minutes ago. It was on my way back to work after lunch, I passed two young men who’d had the misfortune of running out of gas. I know they’d run out of gas because […]