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Get Back In That Place

The last cut on Jerry Jeff Walker’s Viva Terlingua! album is London Homesick Blues, by Gary P. Nunn. As the Lost Gonzo Band plays the intro you can hear Gary mutter into the microphone as he gets ready to sing, saying … Continue reading

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The Sand Crab Speaks The Truth

I came out of my funk with a start when I heard that rasping laugh. I’d been staring out the window too long and lost track of time. Now I had to pay for getting lost in my own black … Continue reading

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Report To The Sand Crab

I usually duck and cover if I see the Sand Crab coming, but today was different. After our last talk I had to check in with him, and I knew I’d find him near the TV in the grill, watching … Continue reading

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The Sand Crab Project

If I had been watching the door instead of slipping my wolf profits into my wallet I might have escaped. As it was, the Sand Crab spotted me before I could duck out the back door of the grill. “Hey, … Continue reading

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Time Enough For Golf

I often wonder about the amount of time I spend on golf – playing it, watching it, reading about it, writing about it. Why do  I do this? Is it worth it? I’ve been wondering more about this the last … Continue reading

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Ball and Stick Games

What is it about ball and stick games that inspire writing? Baseball seems to stimulate the most writing, but golf comes in second. (At least it does based on my highly unscientific research in new and used bookstores). Other than … Continue reading

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The All Purpose Prescription

After turning another nice mid-to-upper 70’s round into a low 80’s round with a few stupid shots, I decided to review the source of my stupidity. The most obvious flaw in my recent play has been poor execution of the … Continue reading

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Would You Rather Play With The Stooges Or Buddha?

I’ve never decided which type of round of golf I enjoy the most. Much of my golf is played with my regular group and the chatter often reminds me of hilarious rounds at Ponkaquogue Municipal Golf Links and Deli with … Continue reading

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From whiffle balls to the hockshop

I taught myself to play golf by reading Ben Hogan’s Power Golf. I later learned that Five Lessons might have been a better intro, but I was pretty much flying solo. No one in my immediate family was a golfer. … Continue reading

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