Monthly Archives: July 2017

Steve Mork, vocals, jug, bass, in the PH PHactor Jug Band. Photo taken by Herb Greene at the wall in Herb’s studio. This photo is part of the band’s archive.

Girl magnet, musician, farm boy, literature major, veteran of the US Army, vagabond, taxi driver, gregarious, well-loved, divorced, re-married twice, at least three kids and many g-kids. My friend, lover, playmate, housemate, funny, easy-going, hard-working. I was lucky to have … Continue reading

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For Lois Who Read Me The Li-Young Lee Poem

by Merimee Moffitt That bright day toronjas not lemonade fifty cents each, large and lumpy picked from a Grandpa’s yard in Arizona bursting with sweetness out of this world. Remember the Hood River peaches hanging over the fence? We rollicked … Continue reading

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Barefoot John Hendricks in Bearskin Coat

John Hendricks, for some reason, met us on the stoop that morning. Maybe he hadn’t yet moved into the little efficiency on the second floor. John Browne’s pad, also on the second floor, was spacious. The attic even more so, … Continue reading

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Ben Klein’s book creates a link between the then and the now.

David Hoffman is the first photo in Ben Klein’s beautiful book Irwin Klein and the New Settlers, photos taken by Ben’s uncle Irwin Klein. The negatives were rescued by Irwin’s brother Alan Klein and recently published in a photo documentary of … Continue reading

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Zero Degrees of Certainty

I try to put a lid on happiness. Someone said Don’t bank on this period of sobriety. Yesterday, you put a good tire on your daughter’s car for her to get to work three hours away. You notice three missing … Continue reading

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