Hey, Gary--long time no see. I still think fondly of playing hall hockey with a lime. I think you clotheslined me. My memory gets a little fuzzy there...I'm at U of A in Tuscaloosa. Back to being a book artist. How are things with you?
Hey, I never said it was a cheap shot. And I could never play for the ducks now that Kariya left. Still have that rookie card though. :) Glad to see you're still writing. Sounds like work could give you lots of ideas.
South Pole Station is an unflinching yet loving look at family in all its forms.
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