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?
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]