Here's the thing about Texas—now, don't get me wrong, Texas is great. Greatest state in the Union, don't mess with Texas, blah blah blah. Whatever. The thing about Texas is that it's real pretty like for a good six months out the year. I like to come down 'round November, right after it gets from coolish to colder 'n…
Now, don't get me wrong, I love carnies. Me 'n carnies, we go way back. Used to be one, if we're gonna get all technical about it. Every so often I'll hitch a ride and help out for a few stops. Nothin' fancy, but pay's good and it keeps the cops off your back in a pinch. Usually we all get along just fine.
Let's make one thing clear from the get-go: I'm a hobo, and I'm a woman. In that order.