Coffee Percs

In the short days he woke in the dark at exactly half-past four.  He started a fire in the bunkhouse stove, and set coffee on.”          –Alan LeMay  (The Searchers)      Howdy-do, Pard.  Glad to have yuh this mornin’, yur cup is ready an’ I’ll be fillin’ it shortly.  Say, that kinda…

Echoes From the Campfire

The recent rain had scented the air with the heavy aroma of grass which cleared the head and made a soul feel good about life.”               –Mike Stotter  (McKinney’s Law)      “And there will be a tabernacle for shade in the daytime from the heat, for a place of refuge, and for a shelter from storm…

Echoes From the Campfire

It was a place I could have stayed forever.  How many times I have found such campsites!  Place so beautiful it gave a man the wistfuls to see or to think back on.  So many times we said, ‘We’ve got to come back some time!’ an’ knowin’ all the while we never would.”               –Louis L’Amour …

Echoes From the Campfire

A man…should be like iron, not steel.  If steel is heated too much it become brittle and it will break, while iron has great strength.  Yet it can be shaped and changed by the proper hammering and the right amount of heat.  A good man is like that.”                 –Louis L’Amour  (The Iron Marshal)      “Iron…