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Music, History of Native Americans, Reading, Playing guitar, poker, string theory, food, women, singing, single malt Scotch, small batch Bourbon, beer, dogs, college football, major league baseball, fast pitch softball (UGA and SEC), time, money, politics, philosophy, staying alive, bar rooms, vinyl records,

Favorite Books
Slaughterhouse Five, Lord of the Flies, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, and the increasingly misnamed Hitchhiker Trilogy, Blood Meridian, The Road, Naked Lunch, The Ginger Man, The Hunter, Stranger in a Strange Land, The World According to Garp, Hotel New Hampshire, The Ripley Novels, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven, Ironweed, The Haunting of Hill House, It, Bloodsucking Fiends; a Love Story, Fool, The Enderby Novels, Sweet Thursday, In Dubious Battle, Reservation Blues,

Favorite Authors
Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, Karen Slaughter, Mark Twain, Patricia Highsmith, John D. MacDonald, Christopher Moore, Donald Westlake, Sherman Alexie, Shirley Jackson, Robert B. Parker, John Irving, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Heinlein, William Burroughs,

Favorite Movies
The Big Sleep, The Postman Always Knocks Twice, A Clockwork Orange, The Silence of the Lambs, City of God, Full Metal Jacket, The Godfather I and II, The Hustler, Unforgiven, The World of Henry Orient, The Right Stuff,

Favorite Music
John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Willie Deville, John McLaughlin, George Benson, Tom Waits, Gil Scott Heron, Django Reinhardt, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, Little Walter Jacobs, Robert Johnson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Koko Taylor,
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How many miles to Babylon? Chapter One

This is a work in progress. I'm slow. I will appreciate any suggestions.

There were still twenty days to go till Christmas, but everybody was celebrating. After twelve years, ten months and nineteen days, prohibition was finally over. It was good news for the drunks, but hard luck for the people who ran the speaks, the people...