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Little Black Water

C.J. raised his hands in the universal gesture of surrender.

His body reacted of a volition he couldn’t control. He tried to speak but his throat constricted, squishing every bit of moisture from it to spurt out through his bladder. 580 more words

Tallgrass Prairie Reserve, Oklahoma (October 2017)

The Tallgrass Prairie Reserve, run by The Nature Conservancy, is located near Bartlesville in northern Oklahoma, and is one of the few remaining never-developed areas of tall-grass prairie, which historically covered the eastern great plains (including the states of Iowa, Missouri, Oklahoma, etc). 163 more words

Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma (Jan 2018)

The Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Reserve is located in southwestern Oklahoma, and was created in 1901 by President Theodore Roosevelt in order to preserve wildlife and also to save the bison from extinction. 92 more words

Anthropology Friday: Outlaws on Horseback: Henry Starr, Gentleman Bandit

Welcome back to Anthropology Friday. Today we’re finishing up Harry Dago’s Outlaws on Horseback: The Organized Bands of Bank and Train Robbers Who Terrorized the Prairie Towns of Missouri, Kansas, Indian Territory, and Oklahoma for Half a Century. 3,938 more words

Anthropology Friday

I'm re-releasing!

Just wanted to introduce my ‘all new’ Western Trails series: Trail of Hope, Trail of Courage, and Trail of Secrets!

The series is rebranded with new titles, covers, and even a few new excerpts. 386 more words

Historical

Gloss Mountains, Oklahoma

The Gloss Mountains (or Glass Mountains) are in north-western Oklahoma, not yet in the panhandle.  Gloss Mountains State Park is conveniently located of Highway 412, which is the major highway through the Oklahoma panhandle into New Mexico (which is how I visited). 161 more words

Pink’s Story (Part 2)

Continued from Pink’s Story (Part 1)

Pink Bruner was serving a life sentence at Leavenworth Penitentiary for the murder of Marshal Hugh Myers in May 1900, though everyone agreed he was not the man who pulled the trigger. 526 more words

1900s