The Cremation of Sam McGee

The Cremation of Sam McGee

The Cremation of Sam McGee By Robert W. Service There are strange things done in the midnight sun       By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales       That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,       But the queerest they ever did see Was that
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OLD FART PRIDE

OLD FART PRIDE

 I never really liked the terminology “Old Farts” but this makes me feel better about it. And if you ain’t one, I bet ya you know one! I got this from an “Old Fart” friend of mine!   OLD FART PRIDE I’m passing this on as I did not want to be the only old fart
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The Shooting of Dan McGrew

The Shooting of Dan McGrew

    The Shooting of Dan McGrew                                                                                A bunch of the boys were whooping it up in the Malamute saloon; The kid that handles the music-box was hitting a jag-time tune; Back of the bar, in a solo game, sat Dangerous Dan McGrew, And watching his luck was his light-o’-love, the lady that’s known as
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The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill

The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill

The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill By Robert W. Service I took a contract to bury the body of blasphemous Bill MacKie, Whenever, wherever or whatsoever the manner of death he die — Whether he die in the light o’ day or under the peak-faced moon; In cabin or dance-hall, camp or dive, mucklucks or patent
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BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 2005 Version

BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 2005 Version

Your recent pictures have prompted me to respond by sending you this piece that was told by a naval friend on the occasion of last year’s celebrations.  Please enjoy the smile and consider yourselves fortunate being out of contact with this crazy world we are now living in.  Trust you are both well and looking
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