May 28, 2016

I'm writing a book on Genesis (the biblical one) right now, and I can see that some of it will be offensive, if not highly, to some people. Particularly those I grew up with in the Southern Baptist church.


So, I'm thinking a lot about the nature of "offense" these days...

May 21, 2016

Some days I'm just a dung beetle

pushin' balls of it 'cross the road.

Just another Dum or Dee Tweedle,

n' can't tell the crap from the load.



I forget what I'm doing this for,

can't feel my mouth for the bit.

But I'm suspicious, more n' more

that what I'm doin' is full of...

May 8, 2016

I just spent a week in Northwest New Mexico, or Southwest Colorado, depending on which map you’re looking at. The only sounds around were frogs, redwing blackbirds, and the wind through the pines and aspens that were bursting into bloom. I’ve not known such peace and q...

May 4, 2016

In all seriousness...

when we treat serious subjects

"in all seriousness" as writers,

we lose the serious audience.


If we have a dead serious message,

and we deliver it deadly seriously...

with never a wince, or a wink,

we invoke the age-old response:


You think you've got pr...

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