Ghost Ranger
A long haired, rednecked Indian Cowboy

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Veteran’s Day

November 5, 2018

Veteran’s Day, a US Public Holiday, but what do you know about it? It is known in Britain as Armistice Day. It is also known as Remembrance Day. They are all celebrated on 11 November but celebrated differently. In the US it is to commemorate living veterans, in other countries to remember the end of […]

Waiting on the Bell

May 4, 2018

Pavlov’s most famous experiment was done with dogs, food, and bells. Today we find many bells in our lives. There is the telephone, the e-mail notification, the school bell, the seat belt bell, the open door warning, the social media message bell and many others. Their purpose is to notify us but before that, it […]

Things That Go Bump In The Night

February 11, 2018

Zero One Fifty-one, that’s what the clock shows. I am still gasping for air and shivering from the cold air that is blowing across even colder sweat. I’m afraid to close my eyes again. A nightmare of being in a cave with an unknown, unseen gas causing me to gulp even more of the poisonous […]

Love’s Paradox

September 20, 2017

He’d led a life that many would envy. He’d traveled the world, served his Country, all to prove himself worthy of being loved.  Over the years he’d built up an image of his lover in his mind, this image had kept him going. He had been with many women hoping to find one the one […]


December 25, 2016

Like many men in their youth, my thoughts revolved around fishing. I read everything I could on the subject. I perused all the magazines, studying the various techniques. I had a little luck and caught a few but none were keepers. I continued to practice casting and testing various lines hoping to be more proficient. One […]


October 26, 2016

I think I finally understand why so many people in their later years seem grumpy. For years my job required me to be stoic, unemotional, but as my body fails and I race towards my finish line, I have regrets. These regrets have caused me to wear my emotions on my sleeve. I seem to […]

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