No. 125
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Halloween brought sustained rain to Central Texas after a long, brutally dry summer, and this week you could see the results. The rain lilies that had…
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What passes for autumn in these parts has begun to settle in, even as the leaves are still on most of the trees, and only a few species have even…
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The Saturday after my dad’s memorial, we drove back down to my parents’ place in Southern Iowa, a remote acreage of oak savanna they have been restoring…
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We live in a strange little corner of the city, where two different roads terminate in a feral corner at the edge of an industrial zone. The space…
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The Monday after my dad died, I was back home in Austin after spending most of the prior two weeks with him and my mom in Iowa, and I had a kind of…
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When the light broke Friday morning outside the window of my dad’s hospital room, a dozen vultures were circling over downtown Des Moines, working their…
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Saturday afternoon as I was working in the yard, I found a padded yellow envelope sitting on the hood of my truck, and immediately knew what it was: a…
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