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John Troesser

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Columns:

  • Denis Wong in New Orleans 8-19-16
  • The Girl Who Mistook Wasabi for Guacamole 8-8-16
    Adventures of a Tomboy in Buffalo New York
  • Memphis Mugging 11-23-14
    Memphis, 1977. The times weren’t just a changing – they had already changed.
  • Beale Street in the Bicentennial Year 11-16-14
    The Hibernation of a River City
  • Mr. Skrabanek’s Phone 11-9-14
  • Three Bridges Too Far 11-2-14
    Hearts, Minds and A Failure to Communicate
  • Julio César Has Tres Padres 10-12-14
    It takes a Gas Station to Raise a Child
  • Bad to the Bone 10-5-14
  • My Most Elegant Fare 9-28-14
  • The Too-Smart Second Banana 9-21-14
    Old-time Chicago Skepticism in Space City
  • "You're Our Biggest Fan!" 9-14-14
    Sunday Morning Serendipity
  • A Pizza is a Terrible Thing to Waste 9-7-14
  • Innocence Under the Walnuts 8-31-14
  • Yogi, Calvin and Me 8-24-14
  • A Fool and His Bottlecaps 8-17-14
    Beating “The System” at the Rosetta Theater
    Little River, Florida, 1957
  • My Part in the Cuban Missile Crisis 8-10-14
    Miami, Florida, October, 1962
  • Green Bread and Brown Bananas 8-3-14
    Kindness Lives in a Main Street Strip Mall
  • My First Burglary 7-20-14
  • Watch My Nose! 7-13-14
    My Favorite Chauffeur
  • Doctor Zhivago in Vietnam 7-6-14
    The Night the War was Forgotten
  • Hole-in-the-Head, No-Nose and the Lesson of the Sandbags 6-29-14
    If there had only been some animals or insects, this could’ve been a fable.
  • “Johnny” and His Band of Impish Urchins 6-22-14
    The "Little Rascals" of Bong Son, Vietnam
  • SRO ESL 6-15-14
    The Joy of Communication
  • Highway One Joyride, 1966 6-8-14
    The Dangers of Youthful Exuberance Or The Sudden Realization of Being In (Over One’s Head)
  • The Loneliness of Longevity 6-4-14
    Nonagenarian Mentions the Loss of Peers
  • The Most Memorable Teacher I Never Had 9-2-07
    “Anguish and Disappointment at a Mexico City Bus Stop”
  • The Streets of Reynosa - A Walk Down Pinata Row 4-14-06
  • The Saddest Valentine in Houston 2-5-06


    Obits:
  • Charley Eckhardt - A personal remembrance 6-4-15
    Charley Eckhardt
    1940-2015
  • Tom Tierney 7-27-14
    1928 - 2014
  • My Lunch with L.D. 5-1-14
    L.D. Clark 1922 - 2014
  • Bob Bowman 7-15-13
    June 3, 1936 - July 13, 2013
  • Bill Stein: a Bibliophile’s Bibliophile 12-12-08
    “A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”

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