Dan Ponder

Recent Articles

The most scared I have ever been in my life

You could hear them coming before you saw them.   The first was big Huey-1H helicopter.  The second was a sleek, black AH-1F Cobra attack ... Read more

The sound of laughter of old friends

I can close my eyes and identify all seven women just by their laughter.  They are seven friends who met while attending the same school, Randolph ... Read more

Not worth the paper it’s written on

Babe Ruth arguably was the greatest baseball player of all time, certainly of his generation.  Many of his baseball records survived for decades and some ... Read more

Just one more time

It started out just as any other July 4th holiday at Compass Lake.  My children and grandchildren, along with my mother, made it another four ... Read more