2002 Cowboy Ray

I came to Asheville after the Humane Society took my horse for the third time. They keep saying he’s too ribby. Of course he’s ribby, so am I. We walked across the country 3,500 miles together in a year. Bo is a working horse; he’s an athlete. Most horse people own...

1942 The German Cannon

Ed was a buddy of mine in the first world war, back in 1918. He called on Friday night, saying he wanted help snatching the cannon again. Of course, I said yes. Then he told me the circumstances. Turns out, with the current war on, the city decided to turn the cannon...

1920 First Flyers

Joseph Q. Miller and his father Winston Miller came to Asheville in the summer of 1920 for one thing: Joey wanted to fly. It was his 14th birthday, and he knew what he wanted. He knew where to go and who to ask. There was an airplane, a landing strip, and a pilot who...