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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.

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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.

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.

Black and White

March 12, 2019

Black and white art mediums can be a powerful ally to the visual artist.

Summer In Antarctica

January 31, 2019

When winter rolls through America, it is summertime in Antarctica.

Galaxy

January 27, 2019

The discovery of the Whirled peas Galaxy has excited many astronomers and astrophysicists.

Botannical

January 22, 2019

We would be lost if it wasn’t for the plant world.

Hero

January 17, 2019

Nothing is more delicious to a Superhero than a hero.

Death and the Eternal Journey

January 11, 2019

Nobody really knows what awaits us after we die….perhaps that’ why there are so many different ideas.

Sci-Fi Songs and Ballads

January 9, 2019

Mankind’s exploration of outer space has, as a sideline, created all kinds of stories, some of which, have been put to song.

Hemingway and Havana

January 8, 2019

A look at Hemingway’s years in Cuba will help demonstrate some interesting aspects of the author’s life.

Winter in America

December 29, 2018

  Breakdown On the Potomac To many citizens of this fair land, the current breakdown of a functional government in Washington may seem like a disaster unfolding. Unfortunately, this viewpoint may not be far off from what is going down in our nation’s capital. Things are not good right now and could possibly even get […]

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

December 27, 2018

A White Christmas is not always something to be admired.

Good King Wenceslas

December 26, 2018

Good King Wenceslas is a joyous song that celebrates the life of a saint that was murdered by his brother.

Whacked Out Christmas Songs

December 23, 2018

No time of year produces encourages offbeat musical prodigies quite like Christmas.

Becoming Michelle Obama

December 5, 2018

When it comes to post White House memoirs, Michelle Obama may well prove to be the better half, even though her husband has the better track record in regards to book sales.

A Fiddle Story

September 29, 2018

Maybe, mastery of a musical instrument should be a pre-requisite for seeking political office.

Funk

July 12, 2018

A picture doesn’t have to be figurative to express the visual concept of funk.

All Time Favorites for Last Posting of the Daily Post Photo Challenge

May 30, 2018

An adobe church with the Pleiades star cluster as a backdrop (Thank you NASA)

When Stars Go Bad

May 26, 2018

Despite the alarming number of stars and celebrities, being citing for amoral conduct, some of the artistic accomplishments from this not-so-elite group will probably stand the test of time.

Liquid

May 17, 2018

Murky water from this Down East harbor does strange things to the reflections and shadows from the boats.

A Place in the World

May 9, 2018

Finding your place in the world can sometimes take a lifetime.

Unlikely

May 3, 2018

Encountering a blue elephant is not an everyday event.

Lines

April 25, 2018

Lines are quintessential design elements that cannot be ignored.

Awakening

April 11, 2018

Shiprock is a huge rock monolith in Northwestern New Mexico and known to the Navajos as Tse Bit’a’i or “Winged Rock.”

Smile

April 4, 2018

No matter what misfortune comes your way, crack a smile.

Twin

March 22, 2018

Sometimes, twins can get confused as to who really is who.