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Cowboy Gear: Chaps

Posted by on Oct 23, 2020

Leggin’s. Woolies. Batwings. Hair pants. Shotguns. Chinks are the shorter version. “Humans dress up but the cowboy dresses down.” Short...

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Cowboy Gear: BOOTS

Posted by on Oct 16, 2020

Cowboy wear boots; high-heeled boots fit in the stirrups, custom-mades, or short tops were called “pee-wees”. The early...

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Cowboy Gear: Ropes

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020

Slang terms for Cowboy Ropes included Line, string, ketch-rope, clothes line, throw rope, saddle rope, grass rope, twine, whale line, hard...

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Here’s One for Beef Night

Posted by on Sep 11, 2020

Who else grew up with a freezer full of beef? Growing up in the middle of Texas beef country, everybody we knew had a chest freezer in...

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Way Out WEST

Posted by on Jul 25, 2020

Happy National Day of the Cowboy! History has always fascinated me, more particularly stories about the American West. Maybe because my...

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