A Prophet with Antlers

A Prophet With Antlers, a true story that took place in 1956 Arizona. This true story took place in 1956 Arizona. It deals with a rancher and cowboy dilemma then and now. There is no solution to this problem, but this antlered friend of mine had his own ideas about escaping life’s intrusions.  You may…

Slewfoot the Black Bear

Slewfoot The Black Bear The paw tracks were always recognizable. They belonged to Slewfoot. This bear had been hunted for years because of his supposed trophy size, plus his claws and pelt. Long ago he had been caught in a trap which severely damaged a front paw as he twisted his way free. This made…

Spendin’ Time at Cow Camps

Spendin’ Time at Cow Camps Down a long winding trail from the rim was the only way to visit Winter Cabin from the Ponderosa pine forest above. It was a pleasant ride on a trail made safe by our constant repair work. Before the government deemed this a Wilderness Area, thereby prohibiting all mechanized tools…

Ben’s Trail

Foreword: “I’m over 81 now and have spent most of them years ahorseback on central Arizona ranges – — – since about 1949. So I reckon I’ll be pesterin’ you all for awhile now with the little I can remember about some interesting and exciting times . . .I left The DK Ranch when they…