Chapin City Blues

Writing is writing whether done for duty, profit, or fun.

I wasn’t always overweight. How many of you have said the same thing? How many times have you looked into the mirror and asked yourself, “What the hell happened to me?” I was once a scrawny kid who grew up to scrawny teenager who, eventually, turned into this overweight adult. I know it’s impossible to …

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Last week, I read my short story, “12 Notes to my 12-Year-Old Self,” for the Nueva Onda Poets’ reading at Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial in Edinburg, Texas. I had recently revised the piece, hoping to have it down for the reading – the night’s theme was Chocolate Lovers, even though in many posts I had …

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I should try this again. WordPress and I have never seen eye to eye, but I always come crawling back to them. There’s just something about this blog provider that I can’t seem to shrug off. Heh. We’ll see how this goes.