bob-young's Stories

The Torch - Quarter Stories 14

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Mark

2008: I was living at the Russian River and a good friend cal

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Cajun Sweat (Louis Pt. 2 )- Quarter Stories 13

Louis had vanished. Iʼd look for him but he kept out of the bars, strange hours, whatever jobs he picked up. Saw Jeff again who came on to me at Jewel’s and weʼd play around some with his big beard and arms and was kinda hot but he was not Louis. I couldnʼt make out with him. Louis was in my wa

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Louis the Cajun - Quarter Stories 12

(1981) Cajuns have a way about them, the way they move as men, the heavy beards, beefy bodies, thick hair all over em. Sexy as natural as picking up a crate and seeing the hot New Orleans sun beating down on their muscle-flexed sweaty arms. Loading up a truck outside the bar at Bourbon and Dumaine.

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Bartending is a Dance - Quarter Stories 10

At Lafitte’s, the bar was made of thick old bayou

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Peacocks - Quarter Stories 9

1979: The crowds were still in full

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Jewel's and the Shah - Quarter Stories 7

1979 - Dinner at 1132 Bourbon Street at the dining room table was a daunting experience with all these handsome men, at least 10 to 20 years older than me talking about what and who they'd done and where, all coming up and hugging and kissing o

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Ghosts and Lovers – Quarter Stories 6

1979 -  "The rules of this house during Mardi Gras are" as George South proceeded to tell all of us hung-over guys at about 11am on Saturday morning of Mardi Gras weekend in his large double parlor "if you got keys it’s your house—no trick

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