Pony Express riders (c. 1860). Dangerous and difficult work - riders needed to be touch and lightweight. Famous advertisement for riders read: "Wanted: young, skinny, wiry fellows not over eighteen. Must be expert riders, willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred".
NM gov. declines to pardon outlaw Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid, the Old West outlaw who killed at least three lawmen and tried to cut a deal from jail with territorial authorities, won't be pardoned, Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday, nearly 130 years after the gunslinger's death.
I Hate Graveyards And Old Pawnshops
I saw some sad news a while back. Evidently the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans museum has closed and the owners recently auctioned off all of the memorabilia, including Roy’s (taxidermied) horse T…
Kung Pao Buckaroo Holiday
This is the point in the Christmas season where my taste in Christmas music turns to either the true blue classic carols OR the tunes that are just completely outside-the-box. This one falls into the latter category. I have been enjoying this one lately and thought I would share. It's good for a laugh and it features some of my favorite country crooners as the Kung Pao Buckaroos- George Jones, Little Jimmy Dickens, and Whispering Bill Anderson- the first two of whom are sadly no longer with…
Roy Rogers Roast Beef - Cincinnati, Ohio Image
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