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The Common Man Adventure Series Blog

Edmond P. DeRousse February 2, 2015

I am the author of three books. The first two are published by Tate Publishing & Enterprises. My third book is published by Mira Digital Publishing. These are all part of my Common Man Adventures

Purple leathers

Edmond P. DeRousse January 19, 2019

     I have a riding buddy. We take every opportunity we can to get out in the countryside and just relax. He has a black Harley Davidson Road King Classic Tou


Edmond P. DeRousse January 1, 2019


The first post of this new year is very personal and, I believe, quite relatable and a true story. This story will appear in my next book entitled “Life Happens

50 Hats of Aztec (There’s History Under Those Hats) New Year’s Eve Celebration

Edmond P. DeRousse December 30, 2018


What started it all?

Out with the old. In with the New.  That’s a New Year’s tradition we celebrate each year. New Year’s celebratio

Crappy Day

Edmond P. DeRousse December 16, 2018

   Gypsy Horse Cartoons

Everyone who rides horses has experienced one. Maybe even literally. I absolutely can identify with the literal version.

My wife and I an

St. Nicholas / Santa Clause Some History

Edmond P. DeRousse December 7, 2018


This is a scientific reconstruction of what the real St. Nicholas may have looked like.

Santa Claus comes from the Dutch words “Sinter Klaas”.

Santa Claus is loo

Wild Game Hunting

Edmond P. DeRousse November 29, 2018


A friend of mine talked me into getting up at 3:00 a.m. on a snowy Saturday morning and go hunt deer with a bow and arrow. Three in the morning with snow on the g

Houston, we’ve got a problem!

Edmond P. DeRousse November 19, 2018

A story of mystery, told though the eyes of an adopted Arabian……………….

Marshall and Buddy were getting ready to enter the breakfast buffet. B

The Brave Eighteen

Edmond P. DeRousse November 17, 2018


Nine horses and their riders went out that day prepared to sacrifice themselves. Here is their story.

My rider, Pete, was on that mission. He was

Army Maneuvers

Edmond P. DeRousse November 10, 2018

On this Veterans day, I thought it appropriate to post a Pete Russey Army adventure.   This is an excerpt from one of my Common Man Adventure series books, “Choice and

Sarah Sanders Ride With Excellence By: Edmond P. DeRousse

Edmond P. DeRousse November 3, 2018

My wife has been training with Sarah Sanders at The Riding Center in Freeburg, Illinois (located thirty miles east of St. Louis, Missouri) for over eight years. I watche