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Road to the WSOP: A Long Way from Alabama

I have been playing in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) almost since it began in 1970, and this year there was an excitement in the air I haven’t felt in years. 665 more words


#ICYMI: Dirty Boots, an introduction

Lots of my family and friends, my wife among them, have never understood why I wear boots all the year round. Especially in the summer when, in Alabama, it gets mighty hot and breaking out some running shoes or flip-flops might seem more appealing. 215 more words

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Retired Alabama Schoolteacher Forced into Hospice Against Her Will

A Birmingham court forced Marian Leonard onto Hospice. She desperately wants to go home with her family. Photo by Real News Spark.

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On the Long Road Home

I didn’t have a title for this post, but “On the Long Road Home” happens to be the song I’m listening to at the moment by a band called… 421 more words


Will It Go Round in Circles

  Well, I wrote over two thousand words on the WIP yesterday, so whatever the fuck that was is hopefully over. The words aren’t good, of course; in fact, I suspect they are really quite embarrassingly awful. 681 more words


The Pinhoti Trail: Part 11

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

We crossed the same dirt road 20 times while the trail ran us through waist high weeds and thorns. Oh yeah, and the ticks were plentiful too. 842 more words