June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Four tires lumber over the rocks and dirt, jolting toward a muddy puddle as wide as it is long. The driver grips the wheel and stomps on the gas, barreling through mud and muck while holding his breath hoping the mud doesn’t grab hold and slap the big machine with the wallop of a brittle stop. Continue Reading
November 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
A decade ago, I approached a horseman and asked,”Why is it that I think of Conquistadors when I see you on your horse?” The horseman replied, “You are a student of history, and this horse is the type of horse with which Coronado and Pizarro conquered the Americas.”
This conversation started my fascination with many breeds of horses and their relationship with our history.