Category Archives: The Naso Diaries

Lies all the way down: Ventilating Uncle Willie’s Father’s Day funk.

“Hey, dipshit, if you want to lose your house and lose your family, to see your kids a third of the time if you’re lucky, to watch them spin out of control as they learn to pit the two of … Continue reading

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Telling long stories about other people’s nightmares — for Father’s Day.

“Every one of those guys knows that this could be his last Father’s Day at home, his last chance to see his kids before they get sideswiped for life by the family court system, his last chance to make believe … Continue reading

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Doing The Union Shuffle: Black humor is never funny. It’s just funnier than extermination.

“I see it everywhere — this slow, lazy, indifferent lassitude about everything. To be passionate about anything serious in life is uncool, so the cool thing to do is dance The Union Shuffle under other names. And people are actually … Continue reading

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Taster’s Choice, for the richest kind of love-making in your marriage.

“True marriage is a love so big that no one else can even see it — and so big that you and your lover can’t see anything else. But it’s little things accumulating every day that make it so big, … Continue reading

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Putting the independence back in Independence Day: “When you chase a kitten away…”

“When a kitten jumps up into your lap, it’s like a smile from the gods, isn’t it? The kitten can’t speak, but if she could, she would say, ‘This is what you needed most. Now your life is perfect!’ And … Continue reading

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Remembering everyday heroes in a world at war with heroism.

“When a job comes along that only a man can do, the world rediscovers what it loves about men.”A Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Willie story May 26, 2013 “You think it’ll go away someday, but it never does.” The Master Sergeant said … Continue reading

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Willie’s wager: Sun City, a new skein of Willie yarns, is going to make you cry.

Got teens? Among many other things, this book strives to redeem marriage and family for the generation of kids for whom stable families have been too rare.But it’ll be a cleansing cry, I promise. Sun City is the collection of … Continue reading

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