I went to sleep Friday night knowing that I had gotten bitten.  Itchy little bumps had formed on my legs, just below the kneecap.  I scratched, as usual, and said to myself, “aw, hell.” But I put it out of my mind and didn’t give it another thought. I woke up yesterday morning in physical … More Chiggers!

Don’t be that guy: Tourist season edition

Fiesta San Antonio, our annual 11-day arts-crafts-and-music-that’s-really-an-excuse-to-get-tanked hoedown begins this Friday, and by the time I’d been back here long enough to prepare to attend, I had also already learned enough about it to decide I didn’t want to. As it turns out, it’s relatively overrated anyway.  It’s one of the few times all year … More Don’t be that guy: Tourist season edition

Woke up this morning

And after 3 months of bustin’ our butts getting everything ready, we had an inklin’ to go on home.  So we’re drivin’ down I-35E through rush hour one last time, as the sun hangs low at 3 or 4 o’clock in the evenin’. The sun’s going down and I’m clench-gripped and singing.  We wind ourselves … More Woke up this morning