Tag Archives: Hunter S. Thompson

The lower lights

Lighthouses speak to me. The first one I remember seeing as a little boy is the Biloxi Lighthouse on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Later, when my family moved to Pascagoula in 1970 and I began to sail, the Round Island … Continue reading

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Based on the novel by… (audio link included)

Recently, I read Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary. It is an excellent book written during Thompson’s early days before he became the “Gonzo” journalist of wild and crazy fame later in his life. His writing in The Rum Diary … Continue reading

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