Tag Archives: Native Americans

The Love Potion

Back in my cab driving days I was dispatched to a local hole-in-the-wall tap. It was a tiny Cowboys & Indians, mostly Indians, bar. I’d been there before long ago with some older gentlemen who preferred Country Music and cheap … Continue reading

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Fireflies and Lightning Bugs

They are neither on fire, nor are they flies. They bear no correlation to lightning and they are simply not bugs. They are bioluminescent beetles, a species of winged insect. Yet we persist, none the less, in calling them fireflies … Continue reading

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On Being Thrown From A Cliff

I maintain that true stories are the best kinds of stories. This is a story about the time I was thrown from a cliff. A bit of background:   Back in 1964 Mr. Norman Miller was my 7th grade English … Continue reading

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