Election Day

November 6, 2018

In the weak light of November coffee-breathed we wait and wend hope and helplessness comingling citizens together the line moves slow but steady and nobody begrudges widows greeting poll workers or the stolid patience of the man charged with explaining …

Golf-is stuff, Aretha Franklin and cover songs

August 19, 2018

Movie on 8-18-18 at 6.39 AM from Philip Martin on Vimeo.

Jonathan Gold talks to Dan Lybarger

July 22, 2018

Joe’s Stone Crab

March 19, 2018

Jack and Marcia Schnedler, our peripatetic contributors, have rarely missed a meal in a half-century of trotting the globe — including all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as all seven continents. They even ate lunch at …

This One’s Going to Leave a Scar

January 24, 2018

They’re trying to build a dog park in WLR

February 26, 2017

6 West Little Rock Dog Park  Share   Tweet 98 shares Welcome to the West Little Rock Dog Park fundraising site!

Arnold Palmer’s gratitude

September 26, 2016

 I wrote this back in 1999. Near the end of the 1960s, a Gallup poll designed to sound the depths of American cynicism turned up the interesting factoid that there was but one American who could still be considered an …

Pornagraphie alimentaire

June 18, 2016

blood,dirt & angels’ roving correspondents, Jack and Marcia Schnedler, rarely miss a meal on the road. Food and drink are among their prime travel pleasures, as witness these photos from their current trip to the French regions of Normandy and …

Max Ferguson at Crystal Bridges

June 7, 2016

BY KAREN MARTINfor blood, dirt and angelsBENTONVILLE — Max Ferguson is a painter. The Long Island native is known for hyper-detailed depictions of vanishing scenes in and around New York City. One of his works, titled Time (2006, oil on panel), is part …

“Trump Stakes,” a poem by Johnny Wink

May 8, 2016

Sent our way this afternoon:     Trump Stakes   The Donald called me a liar when I told him That the word travel comes from a Latin word Having to do with torture.  When I suggested That, when he gets around …