Monthly Archives: April 2017

Robert Byrd and Me

This is a chapter in Damn Yankee Buttons, a book of short stories and essays that I am working on.     Robert Byrd and Me   The late United States Senator from West Virginia, Robert Byrd, didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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A Workers Concentration Camp

A chapter from Damn Yankee Buttons a book of short stories I am working on. A Workers Concentration Camp[1] West Virginia has always been a sort of worker’s concentration camp. Big-city folks from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Philadelphia, etc. owned and still … Continue reading

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Damn Yankee Buttons

An excerpt from a book of essays and short stories I am working on: When Grandma died, I sobbed as I testified at graveside that she was special, that without reservation she loved us all. She was our saint, our … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Damned Yankee Buttons

A story from another book of short stories I am working on. The book title is Damned Yankee Buttons Tastes Like Chicken Just about every time I turn on water or stop to enjoy a gurgling stream, a message races … Continue reading

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