Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Bloody Benders

Just north of Coffeyville, KS


LL said...

So THAT is what it means to, 'go on a bender'...

edutcher said...

The basis for many a Western.

I think the prototypical family to do it was that of John Murrell of the Natchez Trace in the 1820s and 30s.

In one account, solitary male travelers were seduced by his mother.