Category Archives: Mules

The St. Louis Cousins’ last ride

It was always an exciting time for my sisters and me when our St. Louis Cousins came to visit. For though we were the country mice to their city mice, they were savage in a way we admired but could … Continue reading

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Flight of the grudge mule

Our mother had purchased the mule as a sort of fuck-you to our father. She and our next-door neighbor, Cindy, liked to go to the sale barn every Monday night to get away from kids and husbands for a few … Continue reading

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A message from my mother

“I dreamed Hank (the retired carnival mule my mom bought at a livestock auction when I was 10) got a girlfriend, then they got married. She was a smaller black and white mule. Her parents were real snobby and didn’t want her … Continue reading

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