Category Archives: What I Do

Boxes

Boxes

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He sets a clear plastic cup half-filled with water on the dashboard.  The cup sits in a molded holster.  “If any water spills, the interview’s over,” he tells me and buckles up.  I believe him. He’s already had me inspect the truck’s tires, headlights, blinkers, horn, then scan the exterior paintjob for dings and scratches.more

Stewarding

Stewarding

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“They’re both wearing flannel shirts, unbuttoned. He appears to be removing her bra when I walk up with my bag and say, ‘Trash?’more

Felix and the Gumbo

Felix and the Gumbo

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“He also put into the pot: redfish that was cut into little squares, shrimp, crab meat, sausage, bay leaves, celery, onions, and beer among other thingsmore

A Life on the Road

A Life on the Road

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“On my right is a steep embankment, on my left an open lane. Ahead of me is the grill of a Ford pickup coming head-onmore

I Make Bullets

I Make Bullets

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“The day at the factory unfolds in a whirl constant movement, the kind of work my grandfather’s grandfather would appreciatemore

The Double

The Double

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“I know I shouldn’t stop the cab, I should just keep on driving, but I need the cashmore