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Posts from the ‘Riff Raff’ category

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  …

Double Dave

  It is a popular belief that somewhere, out there, we all have a body double, a reasonable facsimile looking and acting much like ourselves. If…

Predators

  I’m not a fan of cats. Actually, I envy them for one reason: they never appear to work. When I’m vacuuming the living room, trying…