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Posts from the ‘Riff Raff’ category

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…

Oversell

  If it’s Saturday and I have a little time, I like to catch an infomercial.  Exercise equipment, food processors, cleaning products, what they are selling…

Pitch It

  For most of us sports lingo can sprout into our daily conversation like dandelions on an soccer field. Most of the jargon makes sense for…