Tag Archive: dave’s fireside chats

Oct 03

Some Pig Screwy

Fried Twinkie at Fall Festival:  $2.00 Entry Fee for Rodeo Arena:  $3.00 Fee for Greased Pig Contest in Arena:  $1.00 Getting My Redneck Fix for the Year:  Priceless Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s that fall festival time of year again, that time just after late summer when the sun has thoroughly baked our brains, and …

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Dec 02

Dave’s Fireside Chats: A Nutty Start to the Season


     Our Thanksgiving was quite active, having 25 guests to our house for turkey and all the fixins’, and then battling a family stomach virus and mice in the basement (yet again).  The Saturday after Thanksgiving, I took my young daughter on a “date” to see The Nutcracker, along with Campmaster Steve Blackston and …

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Nov 21

Dave’s Fireside Chats – Camping, Episode 2

Camping in Rain

CAMPING Episode II One year after his camping experience at Vogel, padawan David Allen has learned absolutely nothing, zero, zilch, nada new about camping.  He has been sent to the State Park system to learn from Campmaster Steve Blackston… Meanwhile, back at the ranch (ha!, I’ve always wanted to say that!), there is a strange …

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