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Born May 18, 1953; got saved at Truett Memorial BC in Hayesville, NC 1959. On rigged ballot which I did not rig got Most Intellectual class of 71, Gaffney High School. Furman Grad, Sociology major but it was little tougher than Auburn football players had Had three dates with beautiful women the summer of 1978. Did not marry any of em. Never married anybody cause what was available was undesirable and what was desirable was unaffordable. Unlucky in love as they say and even still it is sometimes heartbreaking. Had a Pakistani Jr. Davis Cupper on the Ropes the summer of 84, City Courts, Rome Georgia I've a baby sitter, watched peoples homes while they were away on Vacation. Freelance writer, local consultant, screenwriter, and the best damn substitute teacher of Floyd County Georgia in mid 80's according to an anonymous kid passed me on main street a few years later when I went back to get a sandwich at Schroeders. Had some good moments in Collinsville as well. Ask Casey Mattox at www.clsnet.org if he will be honest about it. I try my best to make it to Bridges BBQ in Shelby NC at least four times a year.

Friday, October 05, 2007

Eddie Vedder and Jesus

Had a short conversation at lunch today. Apparently my blog audience is widening, covering the gamut from Kidney doctors across the Mississippi, to Eddie Vedder fans.
So here is a note to those who don't know yet, that Vetter has reputedly done the soundtrack for Into the Wild. For a while he had sole rights to the soundtrack on Spring Street, but residents come and go, some as far as Mercer University.

Which brings us to Jesus and Gillian Welch.
Folks who like Vedder may like Welch, especially her thoughts in Revelator. Google up the lyrics.
And as Mark Kemp has written for us all, and Bertis Downs is the poster testimony, Rock n Roll is not as far away from Jesus as many in the Greatest Generation thought.

And Jesus, I promised Jesus; so here he is for folks that missed him the first time in Mary Oliver's poem Maybe:

"You know how it is when something different crosses the threshold.......

http://members.cox.net/mppowers1/maybe.html

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