This morning while laid back listening to some of the songs I have on several flash drives
and kind of in that dream state one gets in..at such times,
this old Merle haggard tune came on.
It took me back as such songs tend to do and I remembered a time in L.A.
and a family recently put out of their home and staying on the street,
three kids ..a dog and a car for shelter.
Good news was that they were not addicts or drunks like some of us and after a few days the…
The Hidden Apaches
(Apache Indians in the Mountains by Henry Farny ca 1900, Courtesy National Archives)
This post begins a series of historical stories about the Apaches hidden in the Sierra Madre of Mexico, some say to this day, and provides some of the historical background for the novel Knight’s Odyssey and a novel to follow.
The Apaches called the Sierra Madre Mountains in Mexico the “Blue Mountains”. There were several bands of Apaches who called the Blue Mountains…Continue
"What Made America Famous?"
It was the town that made America famous.
The churches full and the kids all gone to hell.
Six traffic lights and seven cops and all the streets kept clean.
The supermarket and the drug store and the bars all doing well.
They were the folks that made America famous.
The local fire department stocked with shorthaired volunteers.
And on Saturday night while America boozes
The fire department showed dirty movies,…