Category Archives: Stories

A chat with some protesters…

Hi protesters, it’s me, Don. Do you remember me? No? I’m a police officer. We’ve met before. Excuse me? Did you say Ferguson? No no no, not there. I’ve only been there a couple of times, but never in riot … Continue reading

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A shooting a mother and her baby…

The intersection of Vandeventer and St. Louis Avenue isn’t in my district. I am not subject to calls that come out in that area, but my car had a tire that was running low on air. I told the dispatcher … Continue reading

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A giant hill a sizable lake and a near death experience?…

Here’s a quickie for ya. Ha, my wife will wince when she reads that line out of habit. She’s no doubt had enough of my quickies, but that’s for another day. As you regulars will recall, last Saturday I whooped … Continue reading

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Grease

The tension in the air was palpable. It always is, but it’s worse when the weather is so unbearably hot and the air is thick with humidity. Twelve police officers circled around a slick suited detective in a vacant parking … Continue reading

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Pet parent? uhhh, no…

The remote had somehow made its way to the unoccupied couch across the room. I was trapped in a reclined position on the other comfy leather couch under a warm blanket and my bargain bin Toshiba laptop, way too comfortable … Continue reading

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Clark kent and a speech for new officers…

I was having a pretty pedestrian morning until a lively homeless gent, who smelled of peepee, ogled me for a few seconds before informing me that I looked like “Clark Muthafuckin’ Kent.” I guess these new eyeglasses aren’t so bad … Continue reading

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Charl(ie)…

Summers in St. Louis can be oppressively hot. Even under the best of conditions, such as while wearing a loose t-shirt, shorts and flip flops, the humidity still clings to you like a thick fog you can’t see, but it’s … Continue reading

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The beautiful fox…

I saw a fox as I was driving and it was neat. I pulled to the side of the road and exited my car. The fox looked at me with a cocked head. I followed the fox into the woods. … Continue reading

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My favorite veteran…

Today is Veteran’s Day in the good ole’ US of A. Americans take the weekend to reminisce about loved ones, friends and strangers who served or are still serving in the military. I use to regret that I never did … Continue reading

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Siri was a cat before she was a bitch inside your iPhone and I’ll soon be rich…

For reasons I’ve never pestered my parents about, I left my perfectly fine public school from second through fifth grade to attend a Catholic school. I went back to the public school to finish up my grade school learnin’ in … Continue reading

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