Crows on a Cloud
I lived in New Orleans for about five years in the late-1990s and early 2000s, and for much of that time I was a bartender in the French Quarter. I left when I was 22 to pursue a life of adventure, ultimately winding up as an archaeologist and conservationist in the greater Southwest.
I have been social distancing for a month now. The only time I leave the apartment is to get groceries or go to work. I must admit, I’m also one of those people walking around outdoors with the dog all the time. I can’t help it; my puppy is a ball of wild. I have no yard and this dog needs t…
While our present President’s moral character seems stuck somewhere between boorish and brutish, it’s only fair to note that he also has an aesthetic dimension.
Full disclosure: Ol’ Whitey is a by-God ordained mail-order minister. Completed all 365 workbook lessons from “A Course in Miracles” in 15 months. Wrote 13 articles for the faith column of a daily newspaper in California. Performed three legally binding marriage ceremonies (one each in three…