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Dandy Randy and some other ramblins’…

Here’s a post just to be posting. So that guy walked across the grand canyon on a two inch cable. Did you see that? I watched it with my daughter and we enjoyed the spectacle. It took some huge balls … Continue reading

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Striking out officer don; me thinks not…

When I was a young police officer, I was once touched to see one of my fellow police officers in the projects buying ice cream from the ice cream truck for any kid who wanted one. That officer was short, … Continue reading

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Adventures of don as spider man, the beginning…

It was a Friday morning in 1992 and I was just waking up from being passed out in the cemetery across the street from campus. As usual when I would wake up in the cemetery on a Friday morning across … Continue reading

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Monday…

I enjoy pretending that I’m more intelligent than I really am. One thing I notice about people I assume are intelligent is that they like to talk about current events, particularly politics and what not. So when I fired up … Continue reading

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Jasper picks Cotton…

I’m trying something different again. It’s a new writing challenge from the folks at Trifecta Writing Challenge. The point of this one was to simply use a certain definition (i.e. urban dictionary related) of the word rain in a story … Continue reading

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Death isn’t funny, so neither is this post…

*This post is categorized under The not meant to be funny stuff and is a 100% non-humorous post about some thoughts and memories of my time working as a police officer.  While I hope you’ll still read it and share … Continue reading

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The miracle of 2011…

I’ve spent the better part of my adult life living like a disgusting pig. I eat like crap, I drink too much and I refuse to exert myself physically to any extent beyond occasionally mowing the yard and pleasuring the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Local Flavor – Welcome to south St. Louis…

Daily Prompt: Local Flavor – Write a piece about a typically “local” experience from where you come from as though it’s an entry in a travel guide. You’ll find that St. Louisans are eager to make visitors happy. There is … Continue reading

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Me + wife = us, no tricks necessary!

It seems, over the years, that I’ve been asked an inordinate number of times how my wife and I met. People are always asking me, “How did you guys become a couple?” I don’t know if I’ve ever asked another … Continue reading

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A time i hung with the son of god…

Every post that I’ve written up to this point has been about a situation or event that has really happened. You decide if this is another one, but shame on you if you think I’m lying. A man knocked on … Continue reading

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