This story originally appeared in the rakishly charming Volume 7 of The Ampersand Review.
Hobie Anthony writes prose and poetry in Portland, OR. A native of the South, prodigal son to Chicago, and new NorthWesterner, he seeks to understand this America. He can be found or is forthcoming in such journals as The Los Angeles Review, Crate, Prime Mincer, The Other Room, R.kv.r.y., Pank, Prime Number, Smalldoggies, and Soundzine, among others. He is now focused on putting together a new book.