You Don’t Need a Reason.

You don’t need a reason. Everyone thinks when you quit drinking there is some major meltdown, fracas, arrest, rehab or “a-ha” moment. It’s not always like that…For the first 6 months I was sober I dreaded going anywhere there was booze. I dreaded being asked the questions that started with: “Why?” and “How Come?” I […]

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The Last Picture Show

They’ve shuddered the old Hopkins, MN dollar theater. I’ve been thinking about that a lot for some reason. Is it significant? Sort of…not really. Our pennies just weren’t enough to get it through another soul-crushing wave of the Pandemic. So I’ve been trying to conjure up memories to give it a fitting tribute and not […]

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