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Posts from the ‘Riff Raff’ category

Manly

  What makes a man?  I usually ask this question when sitting on a couch, watching a football game, drinking a beer.  Sometimes, I can’t help…

Oops!

“Nobles walked into the lobby, his head aching with images of things to come, little details to remember, Like – Jesus, the typewriter!” Elmore Leonard LaBrava…

Haircuts

  When I was young, haircuts were an easy chore. Every month my mom sent me to a family friend.  So I sat in the center…

Direction

  It was late. The sun had set.  I was driving into pitch-darkness in unfamiliar terrain.  So, for the first time in my life I asked…

Sportsmanship

  Fair play has always been a concern of mine.  I’m not necessarily a fan of the underdog, but I do cheer the opportunities that make…

The 4th

  When it came to The 4th of July, there was only one thing on my mind growing up – fireworks.  Thoughts of freedom did not…

St. Chester

  The bible states Jesus hit the road with twelve disciples, but what if there was a thirteenth and he went by the name of Chester?…

Forty Below

  Living in Minnesota in the middle of winter has a few advantages.  One of them is the ability to fish on a frozen lake, sled…

Westward Go!

  “But I can go into hiding without ruining my life. Hell, I’ll go to the Dakotas and they’ll never find me.” Mario Puzo Omerta  …