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Shooters

by Desmond Manny

Michael Valenti slumped in the passenger seat of the sedan, easing the ache in his lower back, and turned his head to look out of the window. 1,001 more words

Writing

Goodbye, Rick, sort of

Down the Road is on hiatus. New posts resume on Monday! Here’s one last rerun, one that’s special to me. I’m happy to run it again because the first time around (July of 2008) this blog was barely a year old and had few readers. 542 more words

Stories Told

Headstone's

Down the Road is on hiatus, returning Monday, 26 September. I’m rerunning old posts in the meantime.

When I was in college, I should have just had my work-study paycheck direct-deposited into Headstone Friends’ bank account. 605 more words

Stories Told

Camera in hand, trying to act inconspicuous

Down the Road is on hiatus, returning Monday, 26 September. I’m rerunning old posts in the meantime.

I wish I had a cloak of invisibility. Whenever I grab a camera and head out to shoot, I don’t want to be bothered or even noticed. 651 more words

Photography

Embracing my inner geek

Down the Road is on hiatus, returning Monday, 26 September. I’m rerunning old posts in the meantime.

I have never been cool.

When I was a teenager, I didn’t enjoy how being uncool marginalized me. 454 more words

Stories Told

Eulogy for Buckethead

Down the Road is on hiatus, returning Monday, 26 September. I’m rerunning old posts in the meantime. This is the story of Sugar, a wonderful dog I had who died eight years ago. 1,000 more words

Stories Told

My first roll of film

Down the Road is on hiatus, returning Monday, 26 September. I’m rerunning old posts in the meantime.

When my grandmother gave me a quarter to buy the old… 478 more words

Photography