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Bird’s Eye View

It was an unseasonably beautiful day in January in east Texas, and after having been cooped up and bundled up for the last couple…


The Home Place

The Home Place opens on a bitterly cold January night in Billings, Montana. There’s a party at a house on the wrong side of…


Mocha Mint

Ingredients >  1 oz. Crème de Menthe >  1 oz. Crème de Cacao >  1 oz. Kahlúa® coffee liqueur >  1 oz. cream or…


A Dirty Life

Once upon a time, my life looked very neat. I had it together as a mom, was a housewife to a traveling husband, went…


Up On Piney Mountain

Allie Walker pushed aside two trashcans that held chicken feed, scooted past the riding lawn mower and grabbed her ex-husband’s handsaw. The shed was…


One Tough Burd

A coyote moved in a swift slump across a field and into the crosshairs of Wayne Elmo Burd’s Winchester 70 rifle. Wayne’s gray eyes…