To Brian: Thank You

It is with very heavy hearts that we learned of friend Brian Doyle’s passing this morning. Brian’s humor and enormous spirit graced Smokebox often, with his first essay appearing in February 2002.  His most recent gift — “A Note On The Divinity of Bobby Murcer,”  the final contribution received before…

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Before The Hurricane • J.B. Hogan

“Mike checked out the area around the Blue Parrot. On his right, running up from the light brown, sandy beach, was a web of white string hammocks strung between large trees – this for, Mike had been told, travelers who crashed for almost nothing right on the beach. To his…

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