Here are my favorite HooDoo blog posts of 2021.
The year certainly started off with a bang with the January 6th Insurrection, and, of course, I found it impossible to keep my mouth shut.
Here’s a bit of doggerel aimed at the participants of the insurgence.
Some of my most popular posts deal with growing up in Summerville. Here’s one on the infamous Clay Pits where I first dropped acid on my 18th birthday.
And some ruminations on dogs, who in my youth ran free.
One of the cool things about blogging is that you can pretend to be whatever you want to be and write what ever you want to write. Here’s a bit of art criticism on a piece my my friend Douglas Ballentine.
I also write a lot about music, complete with audio clips. Do you know how to pony?
An homage to the great Bo Diddley.
Sometimes I don a pith helmet to do anthropological work in the wilds of Folly Beach.
Speaking of weird South Carolina shit, dig this:
I invite you to sing along with my parody of “A Few of My Favorite Things.”
Here’s a short video of my talented friend, the singer/songwriter Danielle Howle.
In July karma came a-calling to smite my arrogant ass.
I also do travelogues. Here are some highlights to Caroline and my pilgrimage to Blind Willie McTell’s grave.
I bid adieu to The Outer Banks.
And acquired another moniker, Grandpa Rusty
At a high school football game, I ended up appearing in a video of a famous person I’d never heard of.
Hop aboard Nick Daily’s VW microbus.
Copped some great seats for the Stones show in Atlanta.
More ruminations on pets.
I sincerely appreciate your reading and commenting. Here’s hoping for a calm, uneventful 2022.