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Jim Evans

Jim Evans lives 5200 feet above sea level in Hereford, Arizona. “Spectacular view from every window, fantastic birds, super quiet.” He is fixing up a “messy place,” installing gardens, collecting firewood.

— From March 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

No More Chores

I’m gouging (laboriously) in a drainage pipe to avoid paying $20 an hour to somebody who knows how to do it right with proper tools.

March 1979
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Cars And Other Headaches

We took it as just so much more enemy venom when Nikita Khrushchev said the Russians didn’t have to fight the United States because we would spend ourselves out of the “race.” Enemies are always wrong; who would believe a character like that?

March 1978
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