Tag Archives: John Michael

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XVIII

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XVIII

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about Woody Guthrie and karaoke bars.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XVI

John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories about the passing of a beloved community member and evolving towards joy.

2018 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now three years old and has published over 1,300 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2018.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XII

John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with three new stories about dealing with accepting yourself, being compassionate, and doing heroic things.

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