All posts tagged "satire"

  • 151125Redneck
    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The First Thanksgiving

    Struggling pilgrims are free at last. Jackson, WY  -I have an invite to go to Lill’s for Thanksgiving dinner! The last time I shared Thanksgiving with Lill she had bacon hors d’oeuvres, bacon wrapped turkey stuffed with bacon,...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • It’s 1918 and my relatives are either hunting for a Thanksgiving turkey or attacking the neighbors for a bath.
    GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: I did it once, don’t make me do it again

    Nuts to traditions that weren’t that great the first time round. Jackson, WY – Once upon a time, a bunch of tourists were dumped on a rocky beach in New England. They didn’t want to be there,...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • 151111Redneck
    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Highbrow Hog Island

    Public art to heighten Hoback sophistication. Jackson, WY – Carry Gervaise, director of the Greater Hog Island/Hoback Public Art Task Force, presented conceptual drawings for a public art project during the Hog Island Council meeting last week....

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • 151104Redneck
    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Halloween

    Trailer park experiment yields a sophisticated monster. Jackson, WY – At the trailer court they called me mad, insane, but tonight the years of work, of heartache and despair will pay off! In the spare bedroom of...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • In 1929, my mother picked this man, my dad, for a husband. She thought he was a snappy dresser... (Photo: gallopin’ grandma)
    GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Of Life and Buffet Lines

    When the options are plentiful, judicious decisions are a must at restaurants and beyond. Jackson, WY – Not long ago I paid many large bucks for a ticket to a fancy charity dinner. It promised me a...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • 151014Redneck

    One working woman who was somehow excluded from ‘Jackson Hole Women.’ Jackson, WY – “The News&Guide is featuring me in their special section ‘Jackson Hole Women,’” Susie told me all excited. “The piece about my nonprofit that...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • 151014Redneck
    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hoback Goes to Washington

    How to play the parties like a boss Jackson, WY – Blythe Winters-Paulson, Vice President of Ethics with Goldman Sachs, for whom I serve as a beer-bellied play toy, had her private jet fly me to Washington...

    • Posted October 13, 2015
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  • 150930Redneck

    Living life as a Hog Island hipster Jackson Hole, Wyoming – I was getting bored with Lil, Susie and Alice. Blythe was out of town. The off-season’s meager selection of Utah girls was also uninspiring so I headed...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • Gallopin’ Grandma’s grandmother, Blanche, at the Sioux City Airport in 1945. She is trading in her helicopter parenting for a B-29 bomber. (Photot: Gallopin’ Grandma)
    GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Halt Helicopter Parenting

    ‘Submarine Parenting’ is a better method Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A recent email from my friend LaWanda back in my hometown of Corn Cob, Iowa, relates the details of the latest Corn Cob nut attack. It seems that...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • 150916Redneck

    Delving into Jackson’s friendly black market She walked into my office, her hips waving hello. The Patagonia T-shirt clung to her as if organic cotton hungered for warm flesh, for freedom from restraint, seeking only fire and...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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