Browsing All posts tagged under »James and Kathleen Sliger«

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 […]

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 […]

Goodbye Possum

April 26, 2013


In the last three weeks I’ve buried an uncle and a grandmother and then today George Jones died. Damn. I’m from the deep south and raised by ‘Greatest Generation’ maternal grandparents, I know country music. And with respect, I don’t mean what passes for country music today. I’m sure some of what you’ll find on […]

Losing my dream job and the Conan connection

March 10, 2010


In 2007 I got to live my dream. In March of that year, right after my 37th birthday (March 23 to be exact), I filed my first story as weekend reporter for KTVE NBC 10. A month later I resigned my duties as co-host of the Whipping Boy Show on radio station KXRR Rock 106 […]