Monthly Archives: November 2017


Perusing one of my railroad books, ‘Down South’ on the Rock Island,┬áby Steve Allen Goen (La Mirada, CA: Four Ways West Publications, 2002), I came across the photo and caption reproduced below. (Ignore the Brook Hollow ad.) The photo was … Continue reading

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Blanche Dubous Meets “The Misfit” Courtesy of Me

When most of us living today hear the title “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”–Flannery O’Connor’s 1955 ┬ástory–we smile and think of Mae West’s twist on it, “A hard man is good to find,” although Mae West (1893-1980) probably … Continue reading

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