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Follow the Sun by E. V. Pete Hester Follow the Sun By E. V. Pete Hester Copyright Pending 2015     Foreword Butch Madison told this story to me several years ago and swore that everything he told was true and...

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J. I. Hall, Jr.....A Western Novel by E. V. Pete Hester This is my latest novel and it is not in a good format for reading, however, it is readable. I enjoyed writing this book and I had problems finding a publisher....so, what the heck, I wrote it just for...

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Confederates move to Brazil...John W. and Lisanna Brownlow... Otis Vaughn is interested in locating members of the Brownlow (Vaughn descendants) family who relocated to Brazil after the Civil War. In the past, I have had several readers from Brazil and if any of...

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The Saga of Zachary Williams, The Sabine Kid My book publisher gave me the rights back to my book, The Saga of Zachary Williams, well, kind of saying it was just "sorry and no good"....nah, he didn't say it that way but that is how it kind of came...

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Thirty-Five…(35)…Folks Cannot Read The Numbers, 35…

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 22-01-2018


All around my street in west Albuquerque there are streets that have 35 miles per hour speed limit. A few area’s are 30…There are a some folks who read and obey the 35….The others cannot read those numbers, or they  have a big, heavy foot, or they don’t care, or they are in a hurry and will obey the speed limit tomorrow,  or something else. And….if you do drive the speed limit you piss everyone off who happens to be behind you…Some will go around you by driving in the turn lane provided for left hand turns. I ask you, what’s up with that? Seldom do you see police pulling people over for exceeding the speed limit and also, “what’s up with that?”. I can understand why they don’t worry about breaking the law as it is seldom enforced. So why not go ahead and raise the limit to 45 or even to 50 as most of them are driving at 50 or faster, if the old retired folks will get out of the their way…..  These retirees are like me and  hate to break the law……Also, maybe the newer cars just can’t go that slow….Maybe I need to trade my old jalopy….Reckon?….. Oh yeah, and the 60 mph speed limit on Paso Del Norte is a joke. I drove a few miles per hour over the speed limit on it today and every one was passing me.  I passed two cars….They were broke down……It will be ok I guess, it was  a Monday.


Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 17-01-2018


Are they the ones that wave the Mexican flag on American holidays? Are they the ones that protest anything that is of a conservative point of view or at least, different from theirs? Are they part of the group of Mexicans that choose flight instead of fight to get equality in Mexico and come to America to enjoy what the Americans have already fought for? Is that part of the same group of people? Are they the one gathered on the streets for every liberal function and liberal political event in America? Are they the ones that can be so active and fierce on almost any activity in America and cannot face even one political activity in Mexico. Are they the ones we refer to as dreamers.? If so, they need to go back and straighten out Mexico…. Now, if they are red blooded believers in the American way of life, fly the American flag, support our form of government and truly believe that, “I pledge allegiance to flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.,” then they should be able to stay. So, dreamers, which one are you?…… “Should you go or should you stay?”

A Repeat Posting….He Loves Us…But We Need To Listen To Him

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 09-01-2018


Fear the Lord, Thy God

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 18-05-2009

The cyclone that I mentioned in reference to my Claunch visit was a very strange phenomenon. My host had some trash that needed burning, in a safe area, cleared of any  grass and brush, with several 55 gallon barrels for burning, with a large screen to cover them. He asked me to just sit in the pickup until he did the deed and then we would check some other things around the ranch. He was just behind my line of vision. The day was clear, no wind to speak of and very still. Suddenly, I heard a loud bang, then a 55 gallon barrel goes sailing though the air (we checked later and determined it was thrown 45 feet.) I only saw the barrel after the bang go sailing though the air. My host said, it was picked  up, slammed back down into the ground, then tossed through the air. The brush around us gave no indication of wind and the dust did not kick up. I stuck my head out of the window and called, “what the hell did you do” thinking that maybe a propane torch or something exploded. It was a very narrow strip of wind apparently that did this. Had that barrel hit either of us with the force that it had, could have inflicted serious injury…….. All this made me wonder why that happened, it was just so strange. Anyway, I read this morning in the Good Book, in Psalm 34:11, COME, MY CHILDREN, LISTEN TO ME; I WILL TEACH YOU THE FEAR OF THE LORD. Sometimes we forget the power of God and the control he has over the wind and all of natures forces. ……Well, He certainly got my attention again…….

Legalize Marijuana?

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 06-01-2018


Should marijuana use be legalized? More and more states are trying to make it so, make it easier to get, start collecting taxes on it’s sale, lower the number of folks in jail for illegal use  and sale of and lots of other things some folks consider good talking points for it’s legalization. Well, I don’t know…I have never used it in any form and do not know anything about it. However, I did goggle it and the site I was on it said:

It is a mind altering drug.

Causes a high when used.

Changes moods.

Impairs body movements.

Causes difficulty in thinking and problem solving.

Impairs memory.

Effects brain development.

Causes breathing problems. Increases heart rate and may increase the chance of heart attacks.

Causes temporary hallucinations and paranoia, depression, and suicidal thoughts.

That sounds like it is still a drug to be reckoned with and does not need to be available to the general public. So, I am still of the frame of mind that it should remain a controlled substance….What do you think?

Christmas Story….

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 24-12-2017


Luke 2: 5 – 14 (New International Version)

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel  of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord. This will be a sign to you. You will find the baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.”


Jerusalem….Capital of the Spiritual World, And Belongs To Israel

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 05-12-2017


Why is our embassy in Tel Aviv anyway….It should have  been in Jerusalem all this time…The center of the world is Jerusalem….It’s God’s chosen city for His people and some folks are trying to crowd the chosen people out, but look out, it will be reclaimed by Jehovah God for His people….We are just beating the rush by moving in now. (Well, kind of.) We are undermining the peace of the Middle East, they say. There is no peace in the Middle East so how can it be undermined.  According to my bible Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people and was the location of the original Temple and the Temple will be rebuilt there.. Soon…….Get ready world, it will happen….

Winter….Can We Skip It?

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 04-12-2017


Our high for this week is today’s 53 degrees…I know that is not really cold but for me it is all the winter I want. And our low’s this week are said to be 27 degrees…not all that cold but plenty cold for me. I’m not complaining because I can see that our temp compared to other parts of the country is pretty mild. But for an old boy who thinks 90 to 95 degree weather is great, it is a little chilly. Winter is officially better than 2 weeks away…I’m ready for spring. The paper stated that November 2017 was one of the warmest on record. Could we expect December to follow suit? I hope so…..

Knowledge: Mine And Those I Trust…

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 05-11-2017


I don’t have to remind myself of just how little I know. Really, I know what I do know and I try not to blow smoke at people about what I don’t know. At times I do go with my gut feelings and a lot of times it works out…..A lot of times it does not work out. I have blown some investments and I have blown some of life’s major decisions, and I have blown some things spoken and written that I have used. A lot of my blown decisions could have been averted by consulting with someone, mainly someone I trust or someone from the field of interest I was looking at. Which brings me to our presidential leader. I am not at all sure he talks to his staff about his tweets or even some of his decisions. He needs to cool it in my opinion. I can put stuff on my web site and few people pay it any mind, however, I try to be careful and not step on toes or insult folks, and I am not being tough on our leader because he does like I do and when he thinks it, he says it. That is me. But no one really gives a flip about what I say or do, well, a few maybe, but the President of these United States?…..Really, come on Sir.  At times you are just to quick with he old fingers and the world watches what you say and do and is very critical about what you say. I think you just need to slow down, speak with your staff and consider what the repercussions will be from you tweets. We like you to be open, it’s refreshing at times, but at the same time your tweets and decisions just have to be more guarded than us regular folks. Anyway, that’s just how I see it. Keep up the good works, sir, and kind’a slow those thumbs down a bit.

Our Very Own CIA……Lifetime Commitment?

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 01-11-2017


I don’t think our CIA boys report to Don Trump….I don’t think they ever reported to Barrack Obama…..Nor George Bush….and on and on…..They are their own entity. Sure, they get a new director from time to time and he is fed all the information on hand, of what they want him to hear anyway and let him run the things they want him to run, though maybe not all….I figure bits and pieces of truths came out of the Agency from time to time, all the way back to John Kennedy. When JFK got to breathing down their necks on certain issues things went a little haywire (google MJ-12).  He was asking to many questions and wanting to take total control. I think they got upset. No other President has ever pushed them for information, I don’t think… What do I know. Nothing of course…..But you think about it. Bits and pieces of information have been leaked over the years about, well, say UFO’s…..No one knows nothing. Residents in Roswell, NM know more about them  than most all of the folks in Washington. The truth of the Roswell UFO crash as been lied about, covered up, moved around, movies made and no one, I repeat, no one  officially knows anything……Oh yeah, they know swamp gas, weather balloons, reflections in the sky, etc.  And people in Chicago, Texas, New Mexico, Mexico, England, Japan, people all over the world keep bringing up credible information and the CIA knows nothing, the FBI knows nothing, our Congressmen know nothing, our President knows nothing….BULLSHIT….When will this scam end. I will tell you. When they become real to you and me. Then the answer…..Well, we didn’t want to scare you. And  I guess in reality….. We can’t handle the truth. Can we?

The NFL….Who Is Winning?

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 30-10-2017


Well, I kind’a of know who is winning in the NFL East and that is about it this year. I still watch Dallas, for now anyway. I thought I might watch Houston, but….well, anyway. Those men, the NFL, most of them anyway, are good fellows and law abiding citizens….Only a few in the NFL do drugs, beat their wives, shop lift, drive drunk, shoot people, but it is just that those are the ones we hear most about…The others are good guys. But how about protesting in a different manner? A different place? Don’t disrespect the flag or our country and the people protecting who make a fraction of the wages you NFL boys do. Most of you are college educated and know better than disrespect your own country…Or do you? …. By the way, are you winning?…. The answer is no. You are tearing down what your brothers in the military is trying to build up. That’s how I see it anyway.