Nowhere Tribune

A husband and daddy, striving to love his neighbors and be kind to his pets. I love good food, good beer, and a few good friends. My other interests are hiking, taking walks, lifting weights, reading books by manly authors like Hemmingway and Twain, and splitting fire wood with my bare hands.
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Why I Hate Facebook

Why do I hate the book of faces? Mainly, because it makes me like humans less. If it were not for Facebook, I would not have known how many people I know in real life are racists, anti-government extremists, or science deniers. If it were not for Facebook, I wouldn’t have known that the majority … Continue reading

A Texas Style 5k

The best way for me to guarantee a cold, rainy day this season is to enter a 5k. And it worked again on Saturday, March 2. The temperature was just above freezing as I drove to the Tarleton State University farm for the Farm to Fork 5k. I got there an hour early so I’d … Continue reading

Seven Simple Blog Tips

Who am I to give you tips? No one, from nowhere. I have, though, been blogging for over ten years. And during that time, I’ve been a reader of blogs. I’ve looked at hundreds, and I know what I like and what I don’t. Following are things that I notice—things that determine whether I come … Continue reading

Lie’s I’ve Told, Part 2: The Razor Blade

Not far from my house was a creek. I used to play there with my friends. It was the scene of much trouble. Falling in while wearing school clothes. A fire I started and thought I’d put out coming back with a vengeance. Fights. Early exposure to pictures of unclothed ladies. The creek was my … Continue reading

Lies I’ve Told, Part 1: The Peanut Butter Spoon

Mama cooked supper every night. And like other mothers, she did not want us to “spoil our supper.” So, when I asked one day after school if I could have a spoon full of peanut butter, she said no. “Please. I really want some peanut butter,” I said. “And people in hell want ice water. … Continue reading

Review: Spy the Lie

Spy the Lie: Former CIA Officers Teach You How to Detect Deception By Philp Houston, Michael Floyd, and Susan Carnicero   Wouldn’t it be fun to have the skills of a CIA agent without the related dangers? With books like Spy the Lie, you can. The authors of Spy the Lie say there’s no such … Continue reading

How to Run Five Miles (or More)

In a previous post I said, “Anyone can work up to five miles. Yes, even you.” And you can. I ran my first 5k over 30 years ago. Since then, I have no idea how many cross-country meets or road races I’ve ran. I’m not a great, or even good, runner, but I do have … Continue reading

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