Post Midlife Musings on the Purpose of the Past

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.”   -Henry Ford   Hard to argue with, isn’t it? I think so, so I stopped trying. But not after decades of doing what I had always done, which was work for other people, at the place of their choosing, when

And So It Begins

It’s 1960, and I am born. No experience. Call me Stupit. I’ve worked all my life for other people. It’s 2015, and I have nothing to show for it. Except for my kids, which have nothing to do with working for other people – being a cog in someone else’s machine. The one thing I

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The Crazy Shepherd Years

First Issue | The Crazy Shepherd The original Crazy Shepherd editors: Karen Gerrity, Petr Kotz, Jim McCarter, Bill Lueders and myself (seated). "Holy the lone juggernaut! Holy the vast lamb of the middle class! Holy the crazy shepherds of rebellion..."  Allen Ginsberg, "Footnote to Howl" (1955) In May of 1982 the first issue of The Crazy

Ouch! H-o-i-p-e-e-s!

    The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1982     Click here to view the PDF file.

Posse Comitatus: Armed for woodland stand.

    The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1982     Click here to read the PDF file.

Soul Story: There and back again

The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1982   Click here to view the PDF file.    

Copsn’dogsn’badasssssnarls

The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1984     Click here to view the PDF file.    

1984 – Pragmatism in a Modern Epic

The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1984   Click here to view the PDF file.  

Just about an Interview

  The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1984   Click here to view the PDF file      

Sumthn’ fo’ th’ head

  The Crazy Shepherd Years | 1984   Click here to view the PDF file.