~~~~ Outside of the “round-up,” there just might be no more identifiable image for the cowboy and cattle trail of the Old West than that of the Chuck Wagon. Some people may think that a chuck wagon was part of every traveling caravan, however, this was not the case. The chuck wagon was invented Read More ...
“A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by, no matter his job.” — John Wayne First chronicled by the famous western writer, Zane Grey, in his 1934 novel The Code of the West, no “written” code ever actually existed. However, the hardy pioneers who lived in the west were bound by Read More ...
Looking for a quick comeback or insult? Here’s a few from the Old West sure to get the job done. MEAN/ANGRY He was mad enough to swallow a horn-toad backwards. He’s so mean he’d steal a fly from a blind spider. He was so mean, he’d fight a rattler and give him the Read More ...
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Immediately after the Kansas-Nebraska Act was signed by President Franklin Pierce in May of 1854, a border war broke out between the newly established territory of Kansas and the state of Missouri. The seven-year conflict would ultimately lead to the American Civil War and become known as Bleeding Kansas.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Kathy and Dave on their wedding night at the Laguna Vista Saloon in Eagle Nest, NM. June 19, 2006.
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