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Bud "Circuit Rider" Stilwell commented on Santana's group Christian Cowboys & Cowgirls
"Shine Your LightLet your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.Matthew 5:16  It was just an old building that housed a company store decades ago, in the middle of a poverty-ridden area of…"
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Margaret-Anne Moore commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post Tales Told Out of School
"In "O Brother Where Art Thou" the good-hearted thief also mentioned that he did "not want to tell tales out of school" whennhe accidentally encountered the State's Governor and yold him about the blind radio station owner…"
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Sue Cauhape commented on Bob Boze Bell's blog post The Mickster Is Back In The Saddle
"Ah, okay, I see it now. "
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Edward M Sullens commented on Stan H's blog post OK,, enough is enough
"Murray!! There are only TWO knives that most historians will even consider having been made for Jim Bowie. The first one was made by Rezin Bowie for Jim. After Jim's death, Rezin commissioned Daniel Searles to make several knives as gifts to…"
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Murray A. Gewirtz commented on Stan H's blog post OK,, enough is enough
"Edward Sullens, now that we've clarified the situation regarding guns, let's turn back to knives. Let me begin by saying that I was largely ignorant on this subject, and didn't know a Bowie knife from a butcher's knife. However,…"
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Gay Mathis replied to Larry Hardesty's discussion Pay for army officers 1887
"Larry, an interesting mystery trying to find what happened to all the participants in this story..If only that 1903 OK newspaper article had named the mother by full name besides "aged & widowed".. Charles C. Parker buried in Enid, OK…"
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Murray A. Gewirtz commented on Stan H's blog post OK,, enough is enough
"To Edward Sullens, just a minor correction not really affecting your main point (no pun intended): In the 1820's, and especially earlier in the time of Blackbeard, there were no percussion cap pistols. The gun du jour was the flintlock, which…"
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Edward M Sullens commented on Stan H's blog post OK,, enough is enough
"Ed!! I have often mused about why Jim Bowie used such a small knife as a fighting weapon. Keep in mind the pistols of the 1820's were single shot black powder muzzle loading pistols. Once fired it was useless until powder was poured down the…"
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Tales Told Out of School

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 30, 2014 at 12:56pm — 5 Comments

The Mickster Is Back In The Saddle

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 30, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Moon Over My Adobe

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 29, 2014 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

Haunted Scenes From The Past

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 28, 2014 at 12:01pm

OK,, enough is enough

Posted by Stan H on October 28, 2014 at 8:26am — 40 Comments

Five Things You Need to Know About Charlie Waters

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 27, 2014 at 2:08pm — 4 Comments

The Memorial Service for Charlie Waters

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 26, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Posted by Elena Sandidge on October 26, 2014 at 7:29am — 4 Comments

A Sneak Peek at The Zany Zonie Show

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 24, 2014 at 3:50pm — 1 Comment

A Sneak Peek at The Zany Zonie Show

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 24, 2014 at 3:50pm — 1 Comment

Correction of Julia Bullette information

Posted by Sue Cauhape on October 24, 2014 at 9:04am — 14 Comments

Gunfight Reenactors safety videos

Posted by Buck Grizzly on October 24, 2014 at 9:01am — 18 Comments

Legends & Legendary Women

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 22, 2014 at 11:55am — 2 Comments

Storm Over The Seven Sisters

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 21, 2014 at 9:22am — 3 Comments

Fort Stockton Texas

Posted by Col. Jeffrey Tasker on October 20, 2014 at 7:56pm — 3 Comments

Insane On The Seine

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

The Birth of Charles Juarez Way

Posted by Bob Boze Bell on October 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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Native American Delegations 303 Replies

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