Leslie’s Solo Ride

(published in “Discovery Trails” magazine, Springfield, MO, April 2003) “Leslie, it’s time to go.” “Do you think I’m ready, Mr. Landis?” I asked as I sat in the saddle, shaking in my leather riding boots. I asked the...

Choluteca Children

(published in “Power Station”, Colorado Springs, CO May 2000) “Heidi!” Her mother’s voice echoed through the canopy of green. “Come here, Dear. I need you!” But Heidi Westman wasn’t listening as she hunched in a defiant...