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The Devil's Gridiron
Desert Rat in a Concrete Jungle

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"They communed with the earth and the macrocosm of the playa in symbiotic rapport; and they knew the riches of the earth and were rewarded beyond imagination; and when they returned to the concrete jungle and the Devil's Gridiron, the hardships for the lions in winter were indeed profound . . ."

 

An Asphalt and Concrete Jungle, 2003

 

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Date   Title Sort   Subject 1
11/01/2004   101,265 / 3000 = 33 and Change
12/21/2003   23rd Month Anniversary
01/16/2004   23rd Month Anniversary Revisited
12/18/2002   2nd Interview
07/25/2003   300,000 Houses Without Power
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

A
10/06/2002   Albuquerque to Oklahoma City
06/28/2004   All Gone
11/08/2002   Ambulance Chasers
07/12/2004   And A Cream Colored PU
11/25/2003   And Hatcher Runs Through It
05/15/2005   And One Backward. . .
01/14/2005   And We Didn't Think We Could Make It!
03/25/2004   Anguish
01/21/2003   Answers
10/30/2003   Anvil Drops, The
08/20/2003   Apartment Hunting
07/16/2004   Arrived in Hanston #2
07/12/2004   As the Week Progresses
11/07/2003   At Peace
10/10/2005   Attack Goes On, The
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

B
12/04/2003   Back In The Saddle
10/22/2002   Back On Our Heads In Yogurt
09/18/2003   Back to Earth
12/15/2005   Bah, Humbug
08/10/2004   Bait and Switch
01/06/2004   Bait and Switch
07/25/2004   Beautiful Pictures
07/15/2004   Bed and Breakfast
10/08/2002   Beginning, A
06/04/2004   Begs the Question?, . . .
09/08/2004   Best Drunk I Ever Had
11/05/2006   Birds of a Feather
07/11/2004   Birthday Party
08/01/2003   Bon Voyage
08/17/2003   B-O-R-I-N-G
07/03/2004   Borrowed Hair
07/02/2004   Bottled Sunshine
07/23/2004   Bring It On
07/13/2004   Brookings
07/14/2004   Brookings to Columbus
02/20/2009   Bureaucracy and the Common Man
10/23/2004   Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk
02/08/2003   But The People Are Friendly. . .
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

C
03/04/2003   Capillaries
11/08/2003   Carrying On
08/30/2003   Catching Up
06/30/2004   Cats and Dogs
12/25/2003   Christmas
12/24/2005   Christmas Eve
12/24/2003   Christmas Eve
12/22/2003   Christmas Eve Eve Eve
01/27/2003   Cities and Towns Run Amuck
05/31/2005   Coastal Highway, The
10/23/2002   Cockroach Hotel
07/16/2004   Columbus to Hanston
07/11/2004   Coming Across Colorado
02/17/2004   Commute II
02/05/2004   Commute, The
01/31/2004   Cosmic Collision Averted
11/13/2002   Crime Doesn't Pay Well Enough
11/03/2002   Culture of Entertainment, The
08/30/2003   Culture Shock
10/09/2002   Culture Shock?
06/28/2004   Cute as a Bug in a Sow's Ear
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

D
01/18/2002   Dad's Death
03/21/2005   Day Eight
03/28/2005   Day Fifteen
03/17/2005   Day Four
07/23/2004   Day Late and a Dollar Short
08/23/2003   Day of the Deep Sockets
03/14/2005   Day One
03/30/2005   Day Seventeen
03/19/2005   Day Six
03/29/2005   Day Sixteen
03/16/2005   Day Three
03/25/2005   Day Twelve
06/19/2004   Definitely a Commie Plot
06/28/2003   Deja Vous All Over Again
03/18/2003   Deja Vu. . .
12/21/2001   Del Sol Wrecked
11/17/2003   Disclosures
02/13/2004   Dogs In A Manger
07/29/2003   Don't Blame Us; It's Where We Come From
10/17/2002   Down To Business
07/19/2003   Drive Up Elvis Presley Boulevard, A
07/02/2004   Duncrossing
10/22/2004   Dust Mites, Foot Fungus, and other TV Vermin
04/09/2006   Dynamo, The
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

E
06/10/2003   Elvis Week on WKNO
03/07/2004   Emergency II
03/04/2004   Emergency, The
04/26/2003   Entertainment
08/13/2003   E.R., The
04/20/2003   Essential Overkill
07/09/2004   Everything Soggy
02/18/2004   Explosion
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

F
07/15/2004   Fast Answer
02/26/2002   Fast Forward
02/12/2004   Fifth Largest City
03/10/2003   Finally Broke The Code!
08/29/2003   Finally Done
07/23/2004   Finally Home
12/26/2003   Finally Over
08/27/2003   Finally Routine - Almost. . .
12/06/2003   Flu Clinic, The
10/21/2002   Fog
12/07/2003   Four Chairs, Three Boxes and a 45 lb Calculator
12/08/2003   FoxPaw Server Retrieved
05/04/2005   Freakonomics
06/30/2003   Free At Last
05/02/2005   Freedom!
04/12/2005   Friday the Thirteenth
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

G
08/22/2003   Getting On With It
08/11/2005   Gimmie a Break!
07/06/2004   Good 4th, But It Was On the 5th
11/01/2003   Gorgeous Little Brown Doll, A
07/26/2004   Got 'Em All
07/12/2004   Grand Island to Brookings
06/28/2004   Grandkids
12/22/2004   Graveyard Doldrums
12/17/2004   Great Christmas SPAM Scam, The
11/07/2003   Great Panjandrum, The
05/29/2003   Great Water Main Caper, The
02/27/2005   Green Red Show, The
04/26/2003   Guest, Dr. James D., DDS
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

H
06/28/2004   Hailed Out
05/31/2003   Hair On a Stick
07/15/2004   Hanston Visit
07/21/2004   Happy to See You
07/23/2004   Hard to Believe
07/22/2003   Heat and Humuggity
07/25/2003   Heat Is On, The
02/16/2004   Hello Again?
04/27/2003   Hernando's Hideaway
07/19/2004   Hey L--
06/28/2004   Hey Shelly!
06/28/2004   Hey!
01/17/2004   Hole Enchilada, The
10/11/2002   Home
11/10/2003   Home At Last
02/15/2003   'Hood, The
07/23/2003   Hound Of The 'Hood
03/02/2003   Howcum?
07/12/2004   Humuggity
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

I
07/25/2004   I Botched It...
07/19/2004   I Only Made It to Dodge
06/24/2003   I Shot Him, But He Deserved It
02/23/2003   I'm Glad You Asked
07/19/2004   I'm In Liberal
11/30/2007   In Memory of Evel Knievel
02/12/2003   Interpersonal Communication In The Workplace
12/09/2002   Interview
05/18/2005   Into Thin Air. . .
12/23/2003   It Looks Like A Normal Day - Only Uglier
04/12/2003   I Trump! (and it ain't Donald)
08/24/2003   It's a Pretty Apartment, But. . .
10/19/2004   It's About Time (TV-B-Gone)
10/04/2002   It's Done!
06/17/2004   It's In The Genes
07/31/2004   It's Just How I Feel
08/20/2003   It's Murder, Especially the TV
09/19/2007   It Works Both Ways
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

J
01/21/2002   Jeep Stolen
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

K
10/24/2006   Kooks and Clucks
07/17/2004   Koontz, Leslie C. Farm
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

L
02/15/2002   Laid Off
08/14/2003   Last Minute Crime Update
11/22/2003   Last Move, The
01/31/2003   Letter
07/20/2004   Liberal to Home
11/09/2003   Like Londontown
10/16/2005   Little Chicken Legs
07/27/2003   Logs and Garbage Bags
07/09/2004   Long Hair and Short Grass
09/18/2003   Looking for Property
03/30/2003   Lumpy Liquid Mystery
01/01/2003   Lunch
10/31/2003   Lyin' and Carryin' On
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

M
07/09/2004   Made It to Moab
12/03/2005   Marital Bliss
10/13/2005   Meager Response, A
06/15/2003   Memphis Radio Stations
07/22/2003   Memphis Wind Storm of 2003
05/10/2003   Mexican Cuisines of Memphis, The
10/20/2002   Mileage Blues
11/24/2003   Misfire
01/06/2003   Mogwais in the Woodwork
01/24/2002   Mom
10/25/2005   Moment of Silence, A
01/07/2003   More Comparisons
07/01/2004   Movie Theater
05/04/2003   Muddy Waters and Other Weather Phenomena
10/24/2002   Muscles With A Vengeance
06/28/2004   MY DARLING AUNT
03/13/2005   My Foot!
03/29/2003   Mystery of Tchulahoma and Other Phenomena
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

N
11/14/2007   Naughty Ladies of Shady Lane
11/06/2003   No Rest For The Wicked
04/12/2004   No Wuss. . .
04/11/2005   Not Quite
07/30/2003   Not To Worry
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

O
01/20/2002   Obituary, Maynard Fox
11/05/2003   Obituary, Myrtle Mae Williams
05/28/2003   Of Race and Other Dubious Relations
01/21/2003   Offer
03/03/2004   Oh, Well. . .
10/07/2002   Oklahoma City to Memphis
07/15/2004   Old School Norwegian
10/29/2003   Omen, The
06/21/2007   On and On, and On. . .
10/19/2002   On The Road Again
08/12/2003   One More Cup
11/11/2003   One More Time
12/31/2003   One More Time. . .
12/09/2002   Onward. . .
02/24/2003   Original 70's Adventure Game, The
07/26/2003   Orpheum Theater, Take Two
07/25/2003   Orpheum Theater, The
08/18/2003   Other Woes
07/18/2004   Our Visit
09/02/2005   Outrage In New Orleans
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

P
06/27/2007   Package From Hell
10/20/2004   Paradise Lost
07/02/2004   Paw Of The Fox
08/19/2003   Perfect Storm, The
10/05/2002   Phoenix to Albuquerque
02/26/2007   Physical Intimidation
11/04/2003   Picking Up the Pieces
07/13/2003   Pink Palace, The
10/27/2002   Plucked Out of Email
07/15/2004   Power Outages
08/16/2003   Practice Makes Perfect
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

Q
01/21/2003   Questions
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

R
04/17/2003   Railing Against 'Reality'
11/01/2002   Rainforest, The
05/13/2005   Real Friday the Thirteenth, The
02/11/2003   Really Friendly!
04/11/2009   Reign of Terror Draws To A Close
03/16/2004   Relief
09/28/2005   Renaissance
12/08/2002   Resume
08/05/2003   Return Flight
10/15/2002   Return Flight, The
02/25/2003   Routing of the Outing
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

S
07/06/2004   Safe Trip, A
02/15/2005   Saga of the Refrigerator
03/28/2007   Schmuckers and Cluckers
10/30/2002   School Board Wars
11/15/2003   Scott Simon Essay On Blogs
12/18/2003   Second Life / First Wife
11/02/2002   Security in the 'Hood
07/16/2004   See You Tomorrow
11/12/2002   Seriously, Though. . .
10/28/2002   Shades of Eddie Murphy
01/17/2004   Shower, The
02/05/2003   ***sigh***     : - (
11/05/2003   Sign Of Better Times To Come, A
10/23/2005   Site Renovation
07/28/2004   Sky Harbor Blues
10/12/2002   Slumlord
12/08/2003   Smack! Turkey After Thanksgiving
06/28/2004   Smoke and Mirrors
10/18/2002   So Close We Can Taste It
10/09/2007   So That's Our Problem. . .
02/18/2002   Soul Mate Laid Off
01/31/2003   Start Date
07/28/2005   Staying Grounded in the Heat
07/15/2004   Still Raining
11/24/2004   Sting of the Scorpion
07/23/2003   Storm Windows and Skeeter Bites
03/01/2003   Strange Element of Truth, A
07/28/2003   Strange, But True
07/01/2004   Sunshine For Rain
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

T
11/30/2005   Take Me, Joe Arpaio
11/03/2003   Take Me, Lord!
06/14/2005   Teeth Cleaning, The
07/18/2008   Telephone Snex
03/05/2008   Tern Has Wormed, The
04/23/2008   Tern Revisited
07/03/2004   Thanks For the Sunshine
08/26/2003   That's Why The Utilities Are Paid
03/23/2007   Therapy by Automaton
08/03/2003   Three Days and a Dozen NPR Stations
08/04/2003   Tickets or Tires?
07/24/2004   Told You Wrong
06/26/2003   Torn
07/15/2004   Tornado Warnings
07/06/2004   Traveling With Shelly
06/18/2006   Tribute Thailand, A
11/02/2003   Truth Shall Set Her Free, The
11/26/2004   Turned On Our Heads
07/25/2004   Two Ways Around
07/14/2003   Two Weeks Notice
08/15/2004   Typical August Evening in the Valley, A
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

U
09/03/2003   Ugly American, The
02/06/2002   Ugly Americans, The
07/27/2005   Under Siege
07/01/2004   Unfixable
12/15/2003   Universe Controlled by Dark Matter
08/11/2003   Un-Nerving, Penske!
08/15/2003   Up, Up, And Away
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

V
02/14/2004   Valentines' Day: Of Mogwais And Men
12/04/2005   Virtual Wilderness
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

W
07/23/2004   Want Some Rain?
07/24/2004   Washout
11/19/2002   Weather Like Never Before
10/14/2003   Welcome Back To Phoenix
10/14/2002   Welcome to Memphis
08/17/2003   Welcome to Phoenix
05/03/2004   What Was That Again?
08/09/2004   What Was That Again?
04/13/2005   What, Again?
01/30/2005   When It Rains, It Pours
11/23/2005   Where Are The Children?
03/17/2003   Where It's At . . .
07/15/2004   Wherever You Are
10/25/2002   Whew!
07/03/2004   Who Says K-Mart Sucks?
12/28/2006   Wild Chickens Terrorize Phoenix Neighborhoods
05/13/2004   Work On Foxpaw Server Continues
07/25/2004   Wow!
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

Y
01/12/2003   Yet More Comparisons
07/20/2004   Yup, I'm Back
Date   Index   Subj   Nav   Top   Back

 

 

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