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Presumptions

When Angus pinned his first Deputy United States Marshal badge on in 1881, he had no presumptions. None about his own life and hardly any about how other people saw the world. He didn’t know the law presumed innocence, or that guilt had to be proved beyond any reasonable doubt. Truth be told, he didn’t […]

Fundamentalism

isis cowboysAs you all know, Angus, my main character in Ten Shoes Up, died in the early 20th Century. But he lives on in a funny way.

He talked mostly to his horse. I know it’s strange, but I can still hear him. Suppose that’s because I […]

Looking Up Can Tell You Who You Are

eagle flying highAngus had been riding an 11,000 foot mountain, on a narrow ridge, when he looked up and saw something that changed his view. Not of the mountain or the eagle. It changed his view of himself.

Course, that was more ‘n a hundred years ago. […]

Don’t Shoot First

Angus lived in the 1880s. He’s been six-feet under for more ‘n a century now, but he still has something to say, once in a while.

2014 would have flabbergasted him. We call ourselves civilized? Take all the 2014 shootings—well, not all of them, just the ones where one man kills another by blowing one or […]

Mind Your Own Business—Hide Your Misery—Stay Out of Sight

GorgeAngus rode the high ridges along the New Mexico-Colorado border when was 19. He had his reasons and back then, in the early 1880s, a man needed a creed. He began with what almost everyone in the west believed—Stay True To Nature. The rest of it […]