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Ben. H. English Texas

What a difference a year makes. When I wrote this, ‘Out There: Essays on the Lower Big Bend’ was being readied for publication. Moreover, ‘The Uvalde Raider’ was still in development under the working title of ‘Winter Eagles.’ Hit the fast forward button and both books are now in print and doing well. ‘Out There’ […]

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Ben. H. English.

“And then we Danced” Catherine Eaves July 2021 Bianca slowly opened one eye as she sleepily scanned the surroundings of her room and squinted at the intruding rays of sunlight beginning to stream into the adobe house. Realizing that she was already late with her chores, she quickly swung her long, thin legs out of […]

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Ben. H. English ~ Alpine Texas America

“A Roman coin was once found with the picture of an ox on it; the ox was facing two things – an altar and a plough; and the inscription read: ‘Ready for either.’”–William Barclay In the Lower Big Bend: Rising out of the surrounding desert like an altar of the ancients to some long forgotten […]