Let's start at the very beginning.
This is my dog.
Doris Faye is a rescue. Dale Harris & I got her to watch over my truck.
Dale Harris and I were landlords in Dallas's gay ghetto. Then we bought a boat.
Betty Jane--a 1955 Chris-Craft Corsair, forty-five feet long--was sinking in her slip when we rescued her, too.
River Queens: Saucy boat, stout mates, spotted dog, America beyond cellphone coverage, billboards, and traffic signs. We are wholly different from those who live along the river. But we must depend on them if we are to succeed. They take us in and teach by example to live according to one simple truth: "Always render aid." They are the subjects of River Queens: Saucy boat, stout mates, spotted dog, America.