I haven’t finished reading G.K. Chesterton’s autobiography yet, but, as usually happens when I read nonfiction, one thing led to another.  In the chapter on his boyhood and school days, Chesterton mentions: “The first of my friends, with whom I fought in the field, has since written the best detective story of modern times and … Continue reading Clerihews

Little Britches #1: Father and I Were Ranchers

"Ralph Moody’s books should be read aloud in every family circle in America"—Sterling North In 1950, Ralph Moody enrolled in a writing class at a local community college and was inspired to write his first book, Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers. The book went on to serve as the first of an eight … Continue reading Little Britches #1: Father and I Were Ranchers