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

The Legend of Milt Famous

Edmond P. DeRousse October 20, 2018
I write fiction. Baseball season is nearing its end. Milwaukee may or may not continue, I remembered a story I heard about them years ag

SEPTEMBER 11th (Least We Never Forget)

Edmond P. DeRousse September 11, 2018

Plane one crashed into the tower!

Plane two crashed into second tower!

They both fell in a few hours!

Nearly 3000 lost in the fires!


That day was f

“First Man” The controversy

Edmond P. DeRousse September 10, 2018


“First Man”, A mankind achievement or an American achievement.

“First Man” is a movie about American Astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the

50 Hats of Aztec (There’s History Under Those Hats) Popeye the Sailorman

Edmond P. DeRousse September 6, 2018

  (Hat provided by Spinach Can Collectables, Chester, Illinois)

I’m Popeye the sailor man, I’m Popeye the sailor man. I’m strong to the finic

Pete Russey and War Games

Edmond P. DeRousse August 23, 2018

In War Games, a chapter in my book “The Mighty Spartan and his common man adventures” the adolescent, Pete Russey, has to deal with a fear gripping the world. Here is an excerpt from that chapter.


“Cold War?” That was a peculiar name. A ten year old doesn’t understand things the way adults do. When I heard that term back then, I envisioned men fig

The Grand American

Edmond P. DeRousse August 2, 2018

Sparta, Illinois has hosted the Grand American each year since 2006. What is the Grand American you ask?

It is the premier international clay shooting event in the world

The American Cowboy// 50 Hats of Aztec (there’s history under those hats)

Edmond P. DeRousse July 12, 2018

  (Hat provided by Edmond P. DeRousse)

If you mention the word “Cowboy” to anyone in the wide world an image of a man wearing a wide brimmed hat, boots,

Illinois State Police History

Edmond P. DeRousse June 28, 2018

(hat provided by Master Trooper Gregg A. Cox 4689)

On December 3, 1818, my home state of Illinois became the 21st state to enter the Union. I honor of th

Adventures in the Publishing World

Edmond P. DeRousse June 22, 2018

My first book was released January 2010. Since then I have published several books. Two of them have been republished. I have had many positive adventures and some not so positive. I have learned much about the publishing business. My goals change constantly.

Here are some thoughts on and adventures with my book business since I began it.

I have published 7 books. 5 were on Amazon. 3 remain (see below