Deep Thoughts With Blogagaard

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Ruminations about writing, literature, and St. Paul living from David Oppegaard, author of The Suicide Collectors and Wormwood, Nevada.

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
Tags: writer, fiction, books

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Hunting Housecats on Feb 5, 2012...



The Sisters Brothers on Feb 4, 2012I recently paused my reading of War and Peace to take a gander at The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt. A sharp, cleanly written Western/dark comedy, we follow hired killers Charlie and Eli Sister from Oregon City down to California to kill a man n...



Part Six of The Camper on Jan 30, 2012Lowell watched the stars until his breathing steadied. He scooted forward and swung his legs over the edge of the lookout and gazed down at all the degrees of darkness below. Lowell could make out the path he’d departed from some time earlier as a...



Part Five of "The Camper" on Jan 29, 2012Lowell couldn’t imagine what the beast could possibly want from him so he decided to ignore it. He started up the incline once again, listening to the forest for the tell-tale signs of branches snapping or the general lumbering of a territorial sh...



Part Four of "The Camper" on Jan 26, 2012Lowell raised his hands in the air and stared the raccoon down.“Hey there, buddy.”The raccoon chittered some more, more loudly. It was if a raccoon had mated with an angry buffalo and given birth to this wooly beast, blocking his path and his Go...



Part Three of "The Camper" on Jan 24, 2012The path stayed flat for a short while, the pine trees closing in, then inclined sharply. Lowell bent forward at the waist, shifting his weight. The bright, bouncing circle of light generated by his flashlight mesmerized him as he fell into the ste...