Mean Old Man

Portrait by Tau Battice.

My friend George

The boys were shootin’ it out last night.  At the Burr-thday shindig —The Man, George Nelson Preston , in Up-a Creek drag, at Morris-Jumel Mansion, celebrating Aaron Burr’s birthday, reminding us that Burr was the only Founding Father to advocate for the rights of Native Americans. “ At an event for Aaron Burr at Morris-Jumel […]

In Memorium: Steven Grant Kramer, 1953-2013.

“How do you do, Missus Willlley?”  It is Ernest T. Bass’s doo-wop in Steven’s voice come from ethernity to wish me Happy Anniversary and in my mind’s car I’m driven to that mythical place, our Mayberry, a Coconino County outside-a Raleigh, just past Mt. Pilot, second star to the right, where everyone knew your brain. […]