Blogging and Books: Why?

Why am I blogging, and publishing books? I put this brief piece together this morning, after thinking much about this subject recently. In the Introduction to his 2004 book C Stories, the late Jeff Cooper stated the following on why he wrote: “In my case, I write because I think that only in the printed … Continue reading Blogging and Books: Why?

Why I Love the Frontier

Since I was a child, I have been somewhat fascinated with the early American Frontier, the period from about 1750-1825. Whether you call it Greater Appalachia, the Southern Backcountry, or the Trans-Appalachian region -I have always felt a connection to the people and history of the early American frontier south of Mason-Dixon. painting of Daniel … Continue reading Why I Love the Frontier