Monthly Archives: July 2013

Courting Disaster

Vinita, Oklahoma—I’ve never actually found a new beginning on the road, but here I am, at it again. On the way here, or maybe it was while waiting for the tow outside of Vinita, Oklahoma, I tried to tally all of the new beginnings I’ve courted, but there were too many. None matter now, anyhow. Besides, it was hot. Really hot. 3 p.m. in sun-scorched Oklahoma. The girl downed her last Valium when the trooper pulled up behind us and had since slumped over like a corpse. The dog, panting like a maniac, was on the verge of overheating. And… Continue Reading