The year was 1985. The year that I turned 56…on August 16th, the day that Elvis Presley died. As the news came to me about my friends, I kept wondering…am I next? I was not obsessed or paranoid, but the thought came to me several times during that fateful year.
We lived in Jupiter. I won’t repeat the joke (more…)
Several years ago, I wrote a little story which is published in my book, Depression Baby. The title of the story is “BlackBerry Winter and Cobbler Too.”
I mentioned my grandfather taking me to a spring, with water coming from the granite mountainside and flowing into a bowl about the size of your bathroom sink.
This 10-year-old boy was intrigued as granddad cleaned the leaves from the bowl, and we watched (more…)
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(Ray refers here to a number of stories from Depression Baby. The links in the transcript below will take you to the related episode of the podcast, etc.)
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Big thanks to everybody who came out, including Lucy, Derrick, Jeannie, Johnny Wayne and Nancie Bradford, Dick and Nancy Juge, Mary Todd and Jason, Christina, Charlene, Billy, Melba Rose, Danny Paul, Leah, Brenda, Theresa, Hunter, Norma, Marie, Mary Ann, Adelaide, Jerry and Tommy.
Thanks so much to Carolyn at Book Mart for the hospitality, and to everyone at The Claiborne for their help. Thanks to Mary Todd (and Jason), our Sidewalk Outreach Crew.
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Well, now that we’re on Episode 31, it seems like a good time to post the Introduction to Depression Baby! (And, well, it seems I may have caused the Great Depression…)
Don’t miss Ray’s book signing this Saturday, October 6th from 1 to 3 pm!
Book Mart & Cafe
120 East Main Street
Starkville, MS Show Notes