Rules of the Road

I-45 just south of Dallas is a flat straight piece of road that cuts across flat, straight and amazingly uninteresting terrain. Call it the visual equivalent of Muzak. Heap many moons ago, I subjected myself to this stretch of asphalt while on a brief road trip with my friend, Hector. Once we had exhausted all […]

A Simple Introduction to Guys Like Me

Something from the Way Back Machine, updated just a skosh. I remember it was a Sunday afternoon many years ago as I sat on my bed, somewhere between heaven and hell, briefly wondering what belt went well with a single man and khakis. Really, it wasn’t a difficult choice; it was one I made day […]

A Little Night Music

One from the Way Back Machine, c. 1995 Another Friday night was winding down at Johnnie’s. It was a few minutes after one in the morning and a steady, light rain tapped impatiently against the big, front window. It added soft percussion to the guitar’s plaintive cry from the club’s speakers. Scott Henderson was behind […]