Elmira

Coffee’s on if you want a cup. You know I was born in Elmira, don’t you? Yeah, Elmira New York. Course, I’ve never been back since I left for the Army. I think about that place some. Well, that’s a bit of a lie, I think about that place...

Pickles Knudson

Good morning.  Welcome back.  I got my boots off but let me get up and get you a cup of coffee.  You know the way?  Well, that being the case, I’ll sit here, and you can grab your own. Like that idea better anyway.  I get to be polite,...

Wolf Teeth

Hey CW, Got some great news to tell you.  Louva, the little filly I told you about, well by this time tomorrow she will be in college.  That’s right; she’s on her way to school.  You may remember I told you she fell and cut herself while trying to...

My Name is Samuel Moses Cardiff

My name is Samuel Moses Cardiff; mostly I go by Sam.  Some years ago, almost forty, in fact, I stood upon this porch that overlooks the barn, the corrals, and Old Woman Creek and told my friend Pickles this was an excellent place to watch the world go by....

A letter to CW

Hey CW, Wanted to take a few minutes out of my day and bring you up to speed about Louva.  Louva, besides being one of my Dad’s sister, is also the name of one of the last colts he raised.  You can see by the picture she is a dark brown...

A Creepy Story

I belong to a local writers’ group called Sleuths’ Inc.  The name draws attention to the fact most of us write mysteries or crime stories. Every couple of months we have contests. In June the rules were the piece had to start with a nursery rhyme, it had to contain a crime...

Ablurrabull

Over the course of his lifetime, my father owned hundreds of horses.  No doubt he trained, evaluated, worked with, and rode hundreds more.  At the time of his death, he only owned two. He introduced me to the horses about two months before he died.  I remember him leaning on the fence and...

Meeting Jack

The name is Jack, Handsome Jack, and I like my kibble shaken, not stirred.  I feel obligated to share a few of the aliases I go by.  There is Smiling Jack, Jack-a-roo, Jack-s-Doodle, Cracker Jack, Jackson and when I misbehave, I’m called Damnit Jack. I am an American Brittany,...

Law of Moses Awarded Silver Medal

Reader’s Favorite recognizes “The Law of Moses” in its annual international book award contest. The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities. Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review...

John’s Blog

I would like to introduce you to a friend of mine.  His name is John, but he writes under the pen name J. C. Fields.  And he writes well. I just finished his first novel, The Fugitive’s Trail, and it’s a good one. You’ll be introduced to Special Agent...