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HCS (V, 4): The Moon Is Brighter On Dauphin Island

The Moon Is Brighter On Dauphin Island “If this was the cold war, we could keep each other warm, I said on the first occasion that I met Marie.” -Josh Ritter, “The Temptation of Adam” Cora left. I spoke at … Continue reading

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HCS (1, 13): Broken Mirrors

I don’t know when I’ll be coming back again, It depends on how I’m feeling. -Bob Dylan Soon after getting home, I decided that I was going to write a book about my two months on the coast. I began … Continue reading

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HCS (I, 12): Moonshiner

“I fell into a burning ring of fire, I went down, down, down, and the flames went higher.” -Johnny Cash By the time we’d gotten to December, there were a few of us just trying to get through a few … Continue reading

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HCS (I, 9): What We Found In Waveland

“In 99% of situations, people wanting credit for things gets in the way of progress. And how much sense does that make?” -N8, November 2005 “N8” had been around camp since I’d gotten there, but had one of those personalities … Continue reading

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HCS (I, 7): Tarp Crew

Tarp Crew “Now you’re initiated.” -Ryan Quinnelly, 11/05 While my adventure at LSU was juvenile, reckless, and irresponsible, it did not deviate too far from my weekend life in general. Mississippi was a mess. And many, many people looked at … Continue reading

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HCS (I, 3): The Beginning Of Termite

“WHO’S THE HELL KATRINA?” -Graffiti on Division Street home, Biloxi, MS, Fall 2005 The singular origin of the Colony is up for debate, but a general agreement is that the two that first put tents out in the field behind … Continue reading

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Hurricane Camp Stories: Part I, Chapter 1

Part I October 10, 2005 — January 8, 2006   “A solitude ten thousand fathoms deep Sustains the bed on which we lie, my dear: Although I love you, you will have to leap; Our dream of safety has to … Continue reading

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