The Saga of Miles Forrest

Ha,” came the laugh from the man wearing black.  “I had heard that my friend was dead and came to check on his grieving widow.”  His smile vanished at he looked across the room at the other man, then he turned his attention back to me.  “I figured I could bring life back into her…

Echoes From the Campfire

You must meet each challenge with your feet planted firmly on the ground, standing as tall as you are, and never panic.”              –Lou Bradshaw  (Hickory Jack)     “Tremble before Him, all the earth. The world also is firmly established, It shall not be moved.”              –1 Chronicles 16:30 (NKJV)———————–Happy Columbus Day!  That’s right, Columbus Day.  It is not Indigenous…

Coffee Percs

Hunkered down beside the fire, I stirred the coals and got out my cup.  Each of them dug a blackened cup from among his gear and we shared the coffee in my beat-up old pot.  Long ago Pa taught me to share what I had with guests if it was the last I had, although…

Echoes From the Campfire

On a late afternoon when the clouds gather around the peaks and the lightning begins to play its games over the mountain meadows, the high country is no place to be, but it can be spectacular to watch from a safe distance.  At such times the hills can be alive with the sound that isn’t…