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Charles Goodnight

In my soon to be published book, I tell the complete story of the incredible life of Charlie Goodnight.  Here is the first of several continuing posts relating that life… …. Ron   Charlie Goodnight You don’t hear much about him in the history books, but Charlie Goodnight was one of the most influential men inContinue reading “Charles Goodnight”

The Covenant

I have already described how I went every week to the large, high security prison, at Gainesville, Texas for boys ages 12 to 19.  I did this for 20+ years to present the Gospel Story to each new boy who came into the prison.  Over the span of those years that amounted to thousands ofContinue reading “The Covenant”

Large Bobcat

The famous King Ranch in south Texas has had some famous race horses over the years.  They have won six Triple Crown Races……Two Kentucky Derbies, one Preakness and three Belmont Stakes.  One of their Kentucky Derby winners, “Bold Venture” remains the only Kentucky Derby Winner to ever sire two other Kentucky Derby winners.  However, most of theContinue reading “Large Bobcat”

D-Day June 6, 1944

Today is the university of D-Day. We must remember that very important event!!! Here are some words and pictures to help you remember: Ron The United States entered World War II on December 7, 1941, when Pearl Harbor was bombed by Imperial Japan, a Tripartite Pact partner with Nazi Germany and Italy’s Benito Mussolini TheContinue reading “D-Day June 6, 1944”

Wayne

Folks, I’ll bet you do not know the real history of the name “Wayne”. I am sending you this is so you will always know………………… General “Mad Anthony” Wayne raised a militia unit at the beginning of the Revolutionary War and participated in the invasion of Canada. He fought in the Battle of Trois-Rivières, and led forces at Fort Ticonderoga and MountContinue reading “Wayne”

More on Russia

I sent a post about Russia previously.  In it I described how I finally discovered why I was supposed to go.  However, here I wanted to describe to you a little of what it is like in a government-controlled system of Socialism from really personal “hands-on- experience”.  I don’t want you to have to go,Continue reading “More on Russia”

Texas Rangers

I have written about the head of the Rangers who informed me that he had taken care of and protected me all of my life. Some of the other Rangers that I have known just seemed bigger than life. There is a popular saying about the rangers, that the local authorities call Austin and urgentlyContinue reading “Texas Rangers”

The Hunts

    As I mentioned elsewhere in this book, I was good friends with Bunker Hunt. He was a most interesting man. He really kept his thoughts quite simple. He was also very self-effacing. Even when he was considered one of the world’s richest men, being with him, you would never have guessed it if youContinue reading “The Hunts”

Prison Boys

45 minutes north of my house is a large kid’s prison. It is for youth ages 12 through 19. Most are ages 15 through 17. It is called the Gainesville State School, but believe me, it is a very secure prison. It is complete with the high inward curving electric fence and razor wire. EveryContinue reading “Prison Boys”

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