Before I begin spinning a few [short and tall] tales, I'd like to post a few pieces of background information. When you think of Indian Land, do you imagine the dessert or a picture paradise? My hometown of Polson, located on The Flathead Indian Reservation, rests on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. Nearly 30 … Continue reading Life On The Reservation Intro Part II
I decided to turn back the clock and tell a few tales from my younger days. I grew up on the Southern shore of Flathead Lake in Polson, Montana [Pictured]. Thank you for reading. Introduction We have all grown up someplace interesting. Nearly everyone has memories of thrilling childhood experiences, complete with tales of danger … Continue reading Stories From The Reservation [Introduction]
This morning I woke up and asked myself a question, "Sooooooooo, why would anyone write a piece about Giant Black Crickets?" Hmmmmm, why would I do such a thing? Lately, I have found myself in a situation. I want to share a few of my personal experiences. It's not that I believe my life is … Continue reading Why Would I Write About F*****g Giant Black Crickets?
The Journals Summer of Giant Crickets Truth can easily be as strange or stranger as fiction. Much of what I've experienced throughout the rollercoaster ride would overload the average wierdshitometer. This event took place approximately five years ago. I'd been spending quite a bit of time at a friend's house in Aurora, Colorado. My buddy … Continue reading Summer of Giant Black Crickets
I moved to Denver, Colorado, in 1988, at the age of 19. Coming from a small town of fewer than 3,000 people, I was not prepared for life in the big city. None of my family lives here in Denver, Colorado. Thirty years ago, I only knew a handful of people; my half-sister's ex-husband and … Continue reading The Journals [How I Came to Denver Colorado & My First Career]
A little more than five years ago, I moved out of my house, never to return. I had lived there with my second wife for more than ten years. Today, I'm going to write about one particular event, an incident that happened a few months before I left. I woke up startled from a dream … Continue reading The Journals [Spider Bite]