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A Savage Verdict

I’ve been reading a lot of books featuring first-hand accounts of America in the days of the pioneers and their encounters with Indians – especially stories of captives. 833 more words

Book Recommendation - Legend of the Bluebonnet

One of the most pleasant memories of my childhood was being read to, or reading books myself. My bibliophilia has followed me into my adult life. 236 more words

Pagan

Sacred Dog

American Indians called the horse  ‘sacred dog’ and acquired him  in the mid-1500s when De Soto and Coronado brought it to our shores. The Indians took to the animal like brilliance takes to  rainbows. 476 more words

A Writer's Story

Good Book: The Son by Philipp Meyer

The Son is an historical epic set in the American West. Separate plot lines follow three generations of the McCullough family in Texas. The stories of Eli, Peter, and Jeannie are driven by ruthless violence, survival, power lust, coming-of-age, and guilt. 364 more words

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Dee Zee | 8110 | Jeep | Comanche | CHIEF, L4, 2.5 | Truck Bed Rail

Dee Zee, Inc, based in Des Moines, Iowa, is celebrating over 28 years as a leading supplier of aftermarket truck accessories. Dee Zee announced their arrival with the introduction of 12 custom fit britetread or extruded aluminum running board applications at the 1977 Sema Show in Las Vegas. 70 more words

Jeep Comanche Concept: it's what's on the inside that counts

Let me get this out of the way, and just say that the Renegade looks funny with a pickup bed. It might actually be the rag top/pickup combo that’s throwing me off, but in any regard, it’s weird. 286 more words

Thoughts On Cars

Today in Texas History - February 26

From the Annals of the Captives – In 1871, Clinton and Jefferson Smith were captured by Lipan and Comanche raiders.  The brother, eight and ten at the time, were taken while herding sheep on Cibolo Creek near Boerne.  315 more words

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