Tag Archives: wall of sleep

  1. Goodbye, Athena

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    July 30, 2018 by Laird

    We laid Athena to rest early this evening in the shade of the big sycamores and pines in our yard. …
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  2. My Girl, Athena

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    July 29, 2018 by Laird

    I wrote an “Athena” post in 2011. Nothing has changed except that the hourglass is trickling down. I’ve decided to …
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  3. For my Dad on this Day

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    June 18, 2017 by Laird

    I am older now, by a couple of years, than my father was the day I left Alaska for good. …
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  4. The Elk

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    May 28, 2016 by Laird

      The Elk One morning as a man and dog traveled an Old dirt road through the mountains, An elk …
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  5. Neil Gaiman on Death and the Author

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    April 27, 2016 by Laird

    Not so long ago, I bit the bullet and shelled out a substantial fee to get this done correctly. My …
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  6. Snorre & Spot Approach the Fallen Rock

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    September 29, 2015 by Laird

    The man dreamed of his gray, rheumy-eyed dog, missing for many years now. “I always loved you!” the dog said. …
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  7. North of the Wall

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    January 13, 2015 by Laird

    Matthew Good says, “Gonna die in Coquitlam.” This time of year, I used to say, I’m gonna die in Shaktoolik. …
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  8. Happy Birthday, Lee Van Cleef

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    January 9, 2015 by Laird

    Gone, but not forgotten. Right in there with Clint Eastwood, James Coburn, and Lee Marvin among the heavyweight hard cases …
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  9. All Is Farewell

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    December 1, 2014 by Laird

    Goodbye, Mark Strand. Thank you for the greatness of your poetry. I found your work at a time when I …
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  10. Jay Lake

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    June 1, 2014 by Laird

    My condolences to the family and friends of author Jay Lake, 1964-2014. Jay and I were colleagues and relative neighbors …
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