Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Sad Saga of Squirrel & 2 Pups

Last time I wrote about my dog, Squirrel, I mentioned her 11-pup litter, 9 males, 2 females. That did making the pups away much easier, but when you’re in college and all your friends are, too, few of you are … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Birthday: Missing Tom Petty

Tom Petty should have been celebrating his 67th birthday today. Instead, we are left to remember him. My old hometown, Austin, proclaimed today “Tom Petty Day,” and that sent me reeling back through the years of hearing his music, so … Continue reading

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Headed to Shawn’s Repair Shop

This evening, we finally get to see Shawn Colvin in concert. We have been anticipating this show for months and I am beyond excited about it. It’s a ways up the road at the Tri-Lake Center for the Arts in … Continue reading

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Links to Think: The Brain Edition

Just a few links to help you think about your brain: Your brain doesn’t contain memories: it is memories “Every sensory experience triggers changes in the molecules of your neurons, reshaping the way they connect to one another. That means … Continue reading

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My Dog, Squirrel

Squirrel Tooth Alice came right in the front door of college rent house, grinning and wiggling, Mike Eddy just behind her at the door. A sleek lab with so much black a dollop of it spilled out onto her tongue … Continue reading

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Cade Massey’s First Love (part 2)

The conclusion of granddad’s story of his first love. I thought that she was trying to high pressure me into Marrying her right then, But I soon realized that she was in dead earnest. So she wanted me to keep … Continue reading

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Cade Massey’s First Love (part 1)

My granddad, G.M.C. “Cade” Massey, included the story of his first love in his memoir manuscript. Here is part 1 of that tale. When I get to writing, so many things pop up that sometimes I get confused about whatever I … Continue reading

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Top of the World, Tom

RIP Tom Petty, October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017… I got a room at the top of the world tonight. I can see everything tonight. I got a room where everyone Can have a drink and forget those things That … Continue reading

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