Gary Percesepe

Notes From Buffalo, August 9, 2013

On March 7, 1965, the Sheriff of Dallas County, Alabama threw one of the most famous punch­es in American his­to­ry, on the steps of the cour­t­house in Selma. The man that Sheriff Jim Clark punched in the face, C.T.Vivian, was named yes­ter­day as a recip­i­ent of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

James Whorton Jr.

Notes on Don Quixote, Volume One

This morn­ing a small pos­sum was res­cued by my wife from a swim­ming pool. He was a sad, wet, cold-look­ing crea­ture with large, glossy eyes that were sol­id black. Who knows how he had wound up in the pool, but my wife dis­cov­ered him on the top rung of the lad­der, wait­ing I guess for some­one to come and offer him a way out, which my wife did, using a net on a long pole, and then she helped him onto –more