The Saga of Miles Forrest

I had only been inside this church one other time.  It was when I was town marshal and had to chase down a man who cut up one of the saloon girls.  He claimed what he called “sanctuary.”  Now I know to respect the church, but from what I recall only the Levites could declare…

Echoes From the Campfire

And her hand was soft and trembly        That night underneath the tree,        When I couldn’t help but tell her        She was ‘all the world to me.’”                     –Charles “Badger” Clark  (“A Bad Half Hour”)        …

Echoes From the Campfire

Friendships are not so many in this life, and we had put rough country behind us and kicked up some dust in our passing, and we had smelled a little powder smoke  together and there’s nothing binds men together like sweat and gunsmoke.”                     –Louis L’Amour …

Coffee Percs

In a little while the chips were glowing and throwing off heat enough to boil coffee and fry bacon… He leaned back and savored a second cup of coffee. ‘This is the life we was born for.’”                     –Elmer Kelton  (Six-Bits A Day)   “From this…