Michael Perry's Voice Mail
Michael Perry's Voice Mail
Episode #176 "Brothers Gotta Call"

Episode #176 "Brothers Gotta Call"

...but not hug.
Brothers. Hard to believe, but we were all available bachelors at the time. That hat of mine was later featured on the cover of Montaigne in Barn Boots.

Howdy folks:

Welcome to Michael Perry’s Voice Mail, episode 176. This one’s available to free and paid subscribers alike. Click the player above to listen.

Today I lighten things up with humorous marginalia courtesy of the late Jim Harrison (a friend of the late Jimmy Buffett). Story for another time, but Harrison’s essay collection Just Before Dark played a significant role in my getting a book deal for Population 485. Then I revisit a humorous piece about me and my roughneck brothers in “Cellphone Connection,” an essay from Peaceful Persistence (see images related to this week’s episode below).

And then as always, I thank you all for giving of your ears, your eyes, and your time. I never take it for granted.

Thank you,

P.S. They’re popular, so we keep printing more Peaceful Persistence shirts...and there’s this book/shirt combo deal.

P.P.S. This is where all the books and recordings and live events and news and whatnot can be found: SneezingCow.com (brand new home page pic)

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Jim Harrison reminding me to lighten up.
It’s the “Fat chance” that makes this funny.
Relevant reference…
My brother’s homemade flip phone emoji.
Brothers and dad. Safety first, even in the living room.
I’ve used this one before (Episode 150), but really, this was our natural element.

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Michael Perry's Voice Mail
Michael Perry's Voice Mail
The audio version of Michael Perry's weekly "Roughneck Grace" newsletter. In addition to informal news and notes, Mike reaches into the SneezingCow.com archives and reads one of his "Roughneck Grace" columns aloud.