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A little crusty on the outside...but inside?

The Reservation Deputy Marshal

(Submitted by Boomer) PREVIOUSLY (Because we continue with Big A on the same morning): “Probably her pimp,” Big A muttered, “But who knows—it just seems wrong to me. Hey—come to think of it, you live pretty-high of the hog—are you … Continue reading

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Boomer and Big A

I just saw Big A walk into the café, just moments before Boomer pulled up. This could get interesting. If you’re very quiet, we can slip inside to hear their conversation… The only people at the counter when Boomer came … Continue reading

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Member Introductions

Both Boomer and I have made our introductions, now I am requesting brief introductions (“brief” is relative—use as many words as you require) from both Chris and Linda.

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My Story—submitted by Jack (Boomer) Boardman

My personal hero was my father, William (Bill) Arthur Boardman (1899-1973), an unapologetic Democrat as long I knew him—a strong union man (Lifetime Member of the Sign Painter’s Union Local 789 (now known as “Local 880–Twin Cities Minneapolis and St. … Continue reading

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From Republican to Democrat—my story

I’m Carl McIntyre, born in rural Shelby County, Alabama, near the town of Sterrett. Until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, I was a Republican. In the South, the Republicans were the (relative) … Continue reading

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Let me introduce you

By Hiram Silverthorn Let me introduce you to the characters inhabiting the Cyber Café, which Silverthorn Enterprises purchased just months ago—but first—I should introduce the people who own Silverthorn Enterprises: Kiwi, my wife, to my right, and Camille and Medlar … Continue reading

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Editorals

First, I must thank Boomer for allowing me to editorialize here on The Port of Danger Bay, Minnesota blog—not since the days when this blog was entitled “Our Saint Paul” have we ventured into politics. I will do this as … Continue reading

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A meeting at the Tardis Tavern

Previously: They (Chris & Wyatt) arrived home in the middle of the night—dog-tired—it would be hours before they were heard from again. MEANWHILE—A day earlier… Boomer & Daisy were nearing Danger Bay—tired, but quite happy to be only a few … Continue reading

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“Well, lass?”

Previously: Both noticed the haze, “Alpha-Jack, how is it there is haze—isn’t cyber St. Paul covered by computer-controlled climate?” “It is! Perhaps we should consult Councilmember Thune.” “Maybe after we get some food—we missed breakfast.” “Oxendale’s Market is close, we’ll … Continue reading

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A large steam yacht

Previously: The Cabin-on-the-Rock alone will remain atop the bluff—but now, won’t be visible to any but established friends. Now—GENTLE READER, our IRL home tour: The Cabin on the Rock: Home of Mac, Collie & Merle McIntyre Paul Harriott’s place:

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