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Posted: Dec 23, 2008 4:12 am
 
i dont actually care about chico and his dog. airships was given to me years ago by willi vlautin and we live up here in carver country. i wish the action swingers couwda been household names but it didnt work out, ned. but justice n the rb givng eachother shit about ping pong and alisa's son reminded me why i come around here. knowing bros r doing well. rb and k - always my love. scott- i cant wait to read that story. robin- hope yr doing well. goners- good holidays to ya
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 7:00 am
 
willy vlautin's stories are carvweresque too if i remember the few i read in journals. carver country is a good place to live in, inside or outside the body.

i know the following things which will bore all here:

they (hannah and carver--along with paley who is another story) were the best short story writers of their times

they (the men (paley was a vigorous re-writer and editor's dream( were IMMENSELY helped by the great editor and great writer gordon lish, controversially of course in carver's case [lish often sitting high at his Esquire-throne simply AXED off whole sections of Ray's writings before publishing them] Tess Gallagher, poet and ray's widow, denied all l,ot of this "influence" but Lish certainly has powerful evidence that he he at least brought carver to his pinter-esque minimalism faster than if by himself.

i say all this because i thought yamhill would care. and dead dogs ain't that funny. and I, carver (a person i met with several times), paley(ditto), and many others all thought the same thing: barry hannah was the fucking meteor across our night's sky.
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 7:05 am
 
sry for typos--my keyboard is sticking!
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 7:32 am
 
my keyboard is sticking!

Dude, you got to put a towel over it before you get work.
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 7:47 am
 
paper or cloth?

i'm new at this PC/IT jigaboo
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 8:54 am
 
Thanks, Yamhill. Me too. This getting up in the morning to go to work thing sucks.
Posted: Dec 23, 2008 10:08 am
 
if you think that's bad you oughtta know this graveyard shit is killing me. plus, all the weirdos that come in to sheetz are creeping me out.
Posted: Dec 24, 2008 11:01 am
 
Sheetz! Had an MTO for dinner last night.
Posted: Dec 24, 2008 12:27 pm
 
this graveyard shit is killing me. plus, all the weirdos that come in to sheetz are creeping me out.

A friend of mine worked the overnight at a convenience store for a while. He finally had enough when some dude came in there, drank 4 big bottles of Scope, and kept blabbing at him for hours.
Posted: Dec 24, 2008 2:18 pm
 
Dude! you work at SHEETZ? SICK! do you get employee discounts on subs? WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA???
Posted: Dec 24, 2008 10:42 pm
 
happy xmas yamill, and everybody else too
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