Ray B. Rogers

Author of Depression Baby and more!

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Lockdown

Yesterday, I received a letter from my sister Jane. It was an envelope with a “forever” stamp (you remember those) on it. There were a couple of poems enclosed. The first two lines of one I quote, “It’s dismal rainy cold and dreary, It’s been a long time since I felt so weary.”

This came from the pen of someone who always gives you a smile and says something pleasant. Jane is on lockdown in Columbia, MO. at a senior facility named Lenoir, a really nice upscale place. 

I’m not worried about her for (more…)

Adios Amigos

As I stand on deck number two of my Deck House—so called because it has six decks and a dock rising above spring-fed Lake Rockdale—I am thinking of the nine decades that I have put behind me. (more…)

“Up From Hanging Dog” Now In Paperback!

If you were wondering where we’ve been for a couple of weeks…we were getting this baby out! Of course Up From Hanging Dog has been available on Kindle, but I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about when it would be available in a more traditional format.

Well, here it is… 🙂

CLICK HERE (or the link below) to get Up From Hanging Dog in Paperback, and you can be reading it in as little as two days. Thanks again so much for reading, and listening to the podcast and audiobook, and for all of your support.
 YOU make it possible for me to keep telling these stories from the mountains. 

Sincerely, 

Ray 

Up From Hanging Dog paperback

The Fighting Gamecock

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be writing about such a scenario, such a brazen attack on my person.

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Dear Dad

Dear Dad, I know that you were born on February 24, 1900 and I apologize for being a couple of days late in writing this. You taught me to always be prompt and many other important things and I love you for it.

You were always kind and gentle with me, like the time that I was being a difficult three year old who didn’t want (more…)

Happy Birthday, Miss Sassy!

Lo and behold, on January 16, 1931, a child was born down in Winston County, Mississippi. She was named Lucy Bradford and she became the apple of her Daddy’s eye. Yes, a Daddy’s girl.

Lucy was born on what is now the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge, which was not (more…)

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