Home Country: Curing the winter doldrums

It might have been the winter doldrums that did it. You can never be sure of these things. It’s just that … well, Doc...

Home Country: December dreaming

There is a nighttime sweetness and hope that hovers over us this time of year here at home. This is a time for summing...

Home Country: New Year’s Resolutions

There’s nothing like New Year’s Resolution to make a guy feel completely inadequate, thought Doc as he sat and sipped coffee at the philosophy...

Home Country

It began the way most miracles do: by accident or the hand of God, take your pick. It might have been the weather, at least...

Home Country

To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. But for one evening each...

A Home Country Thanksgiving

Steve will have Thanksgiving dinner over at Doc’s and Mrs. Doc’s this year, and any number of his friends are grateful for that. Steve...

Home Country: Deer Season

Old Jasper Blankenship bought a deer license again this year, just as he’s done every year since Eisenhower was President. He sticks nickels and...

Home Country: Running the gauntlet

To look at Herb Collins, you wouldn’t think he was like that. A nicer, kinder guy you never met. But for one evening each...

Home Country

Home Country Slim Randles “Tell you kids what,” he said, sitting down and cutting off their escape route, “there’s more to lifetimin’ than jest gettin’ married,...

Home Country: Guns & Ammo

By Slim Randles The sign in front of the gas station says “Unleaded, 2.39, special on Colt .357 Magnum, six-inch barrel.” Visitors here in the valley...
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