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Tour Journal #1/ from Goshen, Indiana

Tour Journal #1 8:05 am Best Western, Goshen IN rm. 202 Dark night, literally and otherwise, coaxes up a chilly gray morning; the soft edges of it frame the deep brown curtains across the window. Old-school motel architecture here—2 floors, no elevator. Room doors open on to the balcony/walkway; the rails once painted a daffodil […]

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Internal Monologue, Hotel Hallway, Effingham redux

Has it been two weeks? Same town, different hotel. Brown paisley hallway carpet–nice, if kept in the periphery of one’s vision. Far end of my floor, direction I’m walking, there’s a small window and down there, out on the “landscaped” grounds is a scrawny maple tree, about my height, all a-fire in red leaves, being […]

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Tonight: Chicago! Plus: Vinyl Update

Dear readers, A quick note before beginning load-out of my room here in Effingham IL where the air always seems to contain the soundwash of trucks perennially rolling their eighteen wheels up and down the highway over there, like waves of wind. Doesn’t bug me really. What does bug me: the early, numerous, and heavy […]

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Update from Up Here: Southbound Slide

Hi folks, Just a short note to let you know I’m still among the living (not that you were wondering; it was I, actually)–something about pecking out a note to you does remind me that life is moving, and fast, and that you, if you’re reading this, and I, are moving with it. Hurtling through […]

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