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DEAD RECKONING: America: Your Hair’s on Fire

James Faulk / Feb. 12, 2017, 8:28 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… is. ###James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: The Night Our Luck Was In

James Faulk / Jan. 29, 2017, 7 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… the most earnest apology I’ve ever heard, and most wasted.###James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



… , though it took me several more years to realize. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: A Tiny Gift

James Faulk / Dec. 25, 2016, 7 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… as it’s whole and unmolested, it can be whatever the hell she wants it to be. Grandpa understood: Could there be a better gift? ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: Beware the Animal Within

James Faulk / Nov. 20, 2016, 7 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… , in the name of some great country we’ve all imagined but have never allowed to exist?Not much, it seems to me.###James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: A Storm of Tangling Chimes

James Faulk / Oct. 16, 2016, 7 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… -driven voices finally succumb.However, for these clamoring few — even now excitedly chattering as if no storm, no fury, were in the offing — there can be no better way to die.#####James Faulk is a writer living …



DEAD RECKONING: Suicide

James Faulk / Oct. 2, 2016, 6:46 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: Cowboy Jim’s Final Ride

James Faulk / Sept. 18, 2016, 9:02 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… it in the melee.”###James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. Some name have been changed to protect the guilty. …



DEAD RECKONING: Flee the Field! Flee the Field!

James Faulk / Aug. 14, 2016, 7:36 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… -eyed from the crux of Grandmother’s nethers. Scant weeks before, Grandpa James Boyd Faulk had crashed one such party only to be told he was certifiably unfit to die for his country.Lungs is bad, said the doc …



DEAD RECKONING: A Friend in the Flood

James Faulk / July 24, 2016, 8:23 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… out all right in the end. And in the meantime, our foolishness — as always — became the stuff of legend. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



… of their reach. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: Best Father’s Day Ever

James Faulk / June 19, 2016, 7:48 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… ’ve blessed my time on Earth with their good hearts and sharp minds. If I get nothing else for Father’s Day, this moment of pride and reflection has resurrected me. I live for them. ### James Faulk



… of this life. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



… than $4.25 an hour. Of course my next job — pearl diving at Village Pantry — also paid minimum wage. But that’s a story for another day. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can …



… a wish to realize deepest desires — and deployed it generously. God, I love her. For saving the world one wish at a time, every time, and for living the dream for all of us. #### James Faulk is a writer …



… possibly offer more wisdom than a well-flung 20-sided die? ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com …



… ;ldquo;Going up,” he shouted, pressing hard on the number five with a bent thumb and shaking hand. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: ‘I Want to Live’

James Faulk / April 3, 2016, 8:22 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… with a Master Lock the size of a Volkswagen convertible. These local healthcare workers never got the memo, apparently. They care too much, and that concern helps save lives. ### James Faulk is a writer living …



DEAD RECKONING: Mesmerize This

James Faulk / March 6, 2016, 7:40 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… on the back for the beautiful execution of a practical joke. The thing is, all these years later, I’m pretty sure they did the same. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached …



DEAD RECKONING: Advent of the Eggs

James Faulk / Feb. 21, 2016, 8:16 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… . Learn your place, men of the world, and get popping. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



… it smart, if just for a second, like a bitch. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com.   …



… delivered, a party never thrown. It’s a whole mess of things to a whole mess of people. But, like the rest of creation, it’s mostly what we make it. ### James Faulk is a writer living …



… . ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka, He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



… they chose to fight, and those they gave away. Thus always to youth. Who am I to take that away from them? Whatever made me think I could? ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He likes Republicans …



… be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com.   …



… desperation. And this is just Day 1. Obviously, I’ve become very good at failing. I set these arbitrary goals for myself, all perfectly fine ambitions for improving James, but I’ve learned …



DEAD RECKONING: April 25, 1992

James Faulk / Dec. 20, 2015, 6:39 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… require it to settle such tiny seething souls. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …



DEAD RECKONING: Diagnose This

James Faulk / Dec. 6, 2015, 9:07 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… so goddamn hopeless? Like this is one problem we may never fully solve? We landed on the moon, for fuck’s sake. We’re supposed to be the smart ones. ### James Faulk is a writer …



… CO contributor James Faulk, who wrote about his heroin addiction vividly and intelligently here. Before I knew it, what passes for my mind had sent me down the rabbit hole of opioids and their ancient history …



DEAD RECKONING: Happy Lies and Costco Pies

James Faulk / Nov. 29, 2015, 8:07 a.m. / Dead Reckoning

… and turkey, dirty jokes and skin conditions. Things we all have in common. ### James Faulk is a writer living in Eureka. He can be reached at faulk.james@yahoo.com. …