My Grandfather, Manuel F.G.

My Grandfather, Manuel F.G.


It was 105 days before my first child was expected to be born. It was a Sunday. A Sunday in August. My grandfather, Manuel F.G., had just celebrated his 83rd birthday on the first. Two weeks following his 83rd birthday… Rewind to the Friday before. Friday, August 14, 2015. I was working at Apple Inc. … Continue reading

The Park (at Walnut Creek)


I began writing the text of this entry a month and a half before I left The Park, which was mid-February of 2015. Since then life has seemed to get much busier. Packing, moving, unpacking, going to interviews, life, etc. The entry started like this (though I’ve continued to review and edit it): Here, I … Continue reading

M.W. Pate’s The Philadelphia Story

M.W. Pate’s The Philadelphia Story


Originally Posted: 18 February 2015 @ 10:04 PM (CST) Updated: 20 February 2015 @ 04:05 PM (CST) Well they blew up the chicken man in Philly last Night now they blew up his house too Down on the boardwalk they’re gettin’ ready For a fight gonna see what them racket boys can do Bruce Springsteen, … Continue reading