Black Jack Ketchum

Thomas Edward “Black Jack” Ketchum (1863-1901) Born in San Saba County, Texas on Halloween 1863, Tom Edward Ketchum, known as Black Jack, started out life as a cowboy.  Both of his parents died while Black Jack was just a child, leaving him and his siblings to fend for themselves. He and his brother Sam laterContinue reading “Black Jack Ketchum”

The Luckiest Month – March

I love the month of March! Here in da bayou, spring is on the way. March means the hard freezes are a thing of the past, green shoots start popping up everywhere, the bees return to the wildflowers that start carpeting lawns and meadows, and the birds sing like there’s no tomorrow.  Soon, all theContinue reading “The Luckiest Month – March”