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Archive for April 2019

The White Cowboys

April 28, 2019

Old Westerns still have something to tell us.

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The Black Cowboys

April 27, 2019

Black cowboys were a vital part of the Old West.

Even Cowgirls Have a Notion To Sing

April 26, 2019

Even Cowgirls get a yearning for going onstage and telling a good story.

Cowboy Poets and Storytellers On Stage

April 25, 2019

                Gatherings Cowboy poetry readings are usually called gatherings and may occur at any time of the year. For example, The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is held every winter (late January or early February) in Elko, Nevada at the Western Folklife Center. The get-together lasts for a long […]

A Cowboy Ghost Story from West Texas

April 24, 2019

The hit song,Ghost Riders in the Sky, is reportedly based on a real ghost story.

Cowboy Poetry Week: Searching the Arroyos and Mesas

April 23, 2019

Music has always been a good medium for Western storytelling.

Earth Day, Cowgirl Poetry, the EPA and Richard Nixon

April 21, 2019

Though they often overlap on the calendar, Earth Day and Cowboy poetry do not share a lot of common ground.

Cowboy Poetry Week

April 20, 2019

If Jesus was a cowboy, would he attend the National Cowboy Poetry Festival.

Imaginary Friend

April 19, 2019

Can be a psychological crutch or much a needed moral supporter, depending, of course on the situation.

Will Bernie’s Book Sales Put Him in the White House?

April 13, 2019

The next president of the United States will most likely also be a bestselling author.

Health

April 11, 2019

Fresh, clean water is a necessary for a healthy life.