Like the thought-provoking stories and essays are filler between, photo spreads in Playboy, the lone entertainer is in the casino to offer people a measure of sensibility as they steadily lighten their wallets and empty their bank accounts.
I was so relieved that there wasn’t any reason for me to crawl around on the monkey-puzzle that her car should have been that all I could think about was getting out of there while I was ahead.
Gambling is a way of making bad decisions seem like they were almost good ideas.
...somehow word gets out that there’s suet to be had at my place and the starlings descend on my yard like there’s free beer and a wet t-shirt contest at Freeman Farm.
I had sex with a woman who was twenty years older than me after my first divorce—Jacquie. She was the first woman I ever French-kissed the way I will always think it should be done. In fact she set the standard for kissing that I keep to this day and probably always will. It was …