A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Coffeehouse


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Kentucky Angel's Train Wrecks

hollyhock This is an article I wrote for the Western Kentucky Catholic monthly newspaper in May of 1993.  I was still married and living on the farm at the time, and a member of the Diocesan AIDS Task Force, the office manager of KIPWAC (Kentucky-Indiana People With AIDS Coalition), and foster mom to 2 young men dying of AIDS.

So there I was, moving along aimlessly through life, looking for “meanings” where none existed, never quite moving out of the sixties frame of mind, a poet without a coffeehouse.  The kids were grown and getting on with their own lives.  My husband is a farmer, so I am accustomed to seeing him only at mealtimes.  My days were spent doing crats, playing my guitar, watching movies,–real important stuff!  I thought life would continue this way for years.  But life has a way of delivering unexpected whammy’s!  My Dad, always so strong…

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Dutch, Pothead, Married since 1999, once homeless officially homed since uh...I guess somewhere around 2006. Music lover (anything but techno) Animal friend (in general, dogs and cats more specific, wolves rule though), Happy (most of the time) Pacifist, optimist but also sarcastic, cynical and philosopher (big word, if I find a better one....) oh... Gamer, PC freak, Software junky, bottom level hacker (lol i can "hack" some of my games but t.b.h others did the work, I just apply their knowledge) all around "can you fix my pc Martin" guy did I mentioned married?

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