Cowpoke contretemps

Cowpoke contretemps

Lud Maloon slouched against the bar, looking with contempt at the tall Lazy Y foreman sitting at a table playing cards. Outside, the crack of a whip sounded as the stagecoach departed for Laramie. Lud, whoʼd been drinking steadily and shedding his usual relaxed demeanor, had noticed when heʼd come in that Pierce Adlerʼs saddle … Continue reading

Misty Lakeʼs wild friends

Misty Lakeʼs wild friends

There’s something primeval about a herd of wild horses running free on open land. Misty is a townswoman. Loves her luxuriant baths, and morning coffee on the sun-blessed porch. Enjoys her job at Virginia City’s Bucket of Blood Saloon serving Harley riders, old codgers and wide-eyed RVers. But Mistyʼs days off are often spent in Nevada’s stark … Continue reading