Top Ten Characters (and Literary Figures) That I’d Name My Children After

Today’s Top Ten, hosted at The Broke and the Bookish, is a rewind. It’s a chance to go back and pick a topic that’s already been done. I chose the Top Ten Chracters (and Literary Figures) That I’d Name My Children After.  There is actually a reason this topic caught …

Teaser from Holmes on the Range

There are two things you can’t escape out here in the West: dust and death. They sort of swirl together in the wind, and a fellow never knows when a fresh gust is going to blow one or the other right in his face. So while I’m yet a young man, I’ve already laid eyes on every manner of demise you could put a name to. I’ve seen folks drowned, shot, stabbed, starved, frozen, poisoned, hung, crushed, gored by steers, dragged by horses, bitten by snakes, and carried off by an assortment of illnesses with which I could fill the rest of this book and another besides.

So it’s quite a compliment I bestow when I say that the remains we came across the day after the big storm were the most frightful I’d ever seen.

(Tuesday Teaser from Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith)

If…

If I was… a month I’d be December a day of the week I’d be Wednesday a time of the day I’d be mid-afternoon If I was… a sea animal I’d be an otter a direction I’d be South a piece of furniture I’d be a big comfy armchair a …