Tag Archives: cabins

On finding myself in the Oregon darkness, not far from Ape Canyon

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by the prospect that we were surrounded by bigfoot. I had a ton of books about the evidence of their existence, and I spent a good deal of time traipsing around in the woods, thinking about them. Maybe it was all the episodes of In Search Of […]

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Maynards of East Kentucky

I know it’s a bit of a reach, but if anyone in the audience has an extra copy of The Maynards of East Kentucky laying around, I’d love to borrow it. In case you can’t read the small print, this is what’s written at the bottom of the cover… “On Brushy Creek in 1813, James […]

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From Peaches to the Unabomber

I’m wondering how my friend Ted, in two days time, got from a Peaches concert in Paris, to what looks to be an airplane hanger containing the Unabomber’s cabin. I suspect that alcohol was involved… Anyway, I think it probably goes without saying that I’m impressed… And, for what it’s worth, I’m thinking about running […]

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