My brother Craig My brother Craig passed away on August 7th, It is difficult to write about my brother Craig — because even though he was simple in his values and what and who he loved, but, he also was a very complex personality.
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We had dinner with him, the old man, at a trendy steakhouse in town. We went there all the time, and to afford it we steered clear of the steaks and had burgers and margaritas instead. He grew up in Los Angeles, the city where all my family found themselves at some point in the middle of the last century.
He loved jazz, and would walk through the halls of his mostly-white high school thinking of mostly-black nightclubs they would go to at night filled with smoke and red light and dark men who played music that sounded to him like scotch and dancing and oak wood in the fireplace of a cabin nobody ever went to anymore.
It was in the dark nooks, the dusty corners of life. It was in the soil and the pads of your fingers sliding along the soft keys of your clarinet.
And when Obama ran for office, he voted for him because he was from Chicago, that haven for jazz.
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The Write Practice is more than just a writing blog. Well, big brother, the Lord called you home, for he has a job for you to do, In my heart, though sadly, I still can smile, because I know this to be true.
End of the darkness, there will be a light as your steps are one after another, Sometimes you were my hero, sometimes my foe – but always my Brother.