Category Archives: Old Men & Coffee Shops

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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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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Preparing the Café

By Carl “Big Mac” McIntyre A little background—if you don’t mind too much: The original coffee shop was set in the West 7th/Fort Road area of Saint Paul, MN. Because our WordPress blog’s cheesy fiction takes place in the fictional … Continue reading

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Saturday Spam

Hanging out this morning with Boomer at our favorite early-morning haunt, Joe’s Café and Coffee “Pretty Good Food & Great Coffee” and sharing a couple of comments which didn’t make it past our filters. Now deleted…but too funny not to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SPAM COMMENTS [November 26, 2011]

“invest liberty reserve” says: “I got what you specify, thanks for swing up. Woh I am willing to judge this website through google. Thanks For Share Prelude to a showdown | The PORT OF DANGER BAY, MINNESOTA.” “Blackshades” says: “Dear … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving—the day after

Carl and I wish our GENTLE READERS a very happy THANKSGIVING Recovery Day! It’s going to take more than ONE Porcelain (not China, but made in China) mug of Joes’ Organically & Shade-Grown, Fair Trade, West End, Dark Roast Coffee … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Carl and I wish our GENTLE READERS a very happy THANKSGIVING!

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1,000 POSTS!

This our celebration of and is the 1,000th post to this blog, The Port of Danger Bay, Minnesota. The blog was originally named Our Saint Paul, and the first post was published, July 8, 2007. One of the hallmarks of … Continue reading

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Old Men & Coffee Shops—998th Post!

Collie and I are parked in our biggass motorhome in front of the Grand Canyon Park Headquarters here in Arizona as we prepare to continue our dream of visiting all forty-nine North American states. After leaving Saint Paul December 2008, … Continue reading

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