This is a beautifully written piece full of humor and heart that effectively leavens legend with reality. And the photos are lovely. See that one taken from the back of the Joynt? See the stained glass window to the left? That is where I got my MFA. As a lifelong nonsmoking teetotal, how lucky was…View post
Nice article about Bayfield and the Big Top in the Chicago Tribune, and a memory from Truck.
Somewhere along the line because of Truck: A Love Story folks started sending me photos of old trucks, which is nice, because I like pictures of old trucks. A while ago I started to gather all those pics in a file with the intent of gathering them up and publishing them on the web. That was…View post
Still haven’t won the Pulitzer, but have now made it into the pages of a library supplies catalog. This is reminiscent of the joy I used to feel when I’d see Mirro pans for sale in Shopko and know the photo on the box was taken by my friends John and Julie.
Pete is right. But it’s also time to drag out that quote from Truck: A Love Story: Seed catalogs are responsible for more unfulfilled fantasies than Enron and Playboy combined. Don’t git yer hopes up.