Echoes From the Campfire

We’ll face it then. Nobody lives their life without having to face things from time to time.”                –Louis L’Amour (Hondo)        “My heart is in turmoil and cannot rest; Days of affliction confront me.”                –Job 30:27 (NKJV) – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –…

The Saga of Miles Forrest

We arrived too late in the evening for me to send a telegram to Marta. The place hadn’t changed much since the last time I had traveled to Farmington. That was about four or five years ago. A couple new saloons, some signs changed, more Anglo than in the past.      I sat in the saddle…

Echoes From the Campfire

Never get in a hurry when you don’t have to. A man in too big a hurry makes mistakes he can’t afford.”                –Elmer Kelton (The Buckskin Line)        “Then He arose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, ‘Peace, be still’ And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.”                –Mark 4:39…

Coffee Percs

They gobbled their food like wolves, and when they drank their coffee, the noise they made was painful to her ears.”                –John Fox, Jr.  (The Trail of the Lonesome Pine) My mercy, Pard!  Take yurself a deep swaller before yuh hear this.  Go on, I hear yuh slurpin’.  Now swaller, I don’t want yuh to be…