Tag Archives: Manifest Destiny

Ballad of a Mean Man

“We are billion year old carbon … and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the Garden.” I try to take my pleasure where I can find it. I find it in the sunsets and lightning storms. In butterflies that … Continue reading

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Outside It’s America

A modest, unassuming house snuggles into a green hillside in a land once called Little Dixie, back when memories of that War shaped the minds of adults who remembered sitting on the knees of its vets. In the inaugural decades … Continue reading

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Across the Wide Missouri

 Oh, Shenandoah,I long to see you, Away you rolling river. Oh Shenandoah,I long to see you, Away, I’m bound away, Across the wide Missouri.   When I was a boy my parents had a huge, wooden stereo cabinet that dominated … Continue reading

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