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Old Cowboy Pictures – On the Ranch

Old Cowboy Pictures – On the Ranch

Published in Texan

I love these old cowboy pictures I scanned from one of our picture boxes. They capture life around the ranch and on the range. Cowboys posing with the ranch owner. You certainly see the individual and functional styles of these cowpokes. This is a great one as well out on the range at the chuck […]

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I Only Take Off My Boots to Get Into a Boat

I Only Take Off My Boots to Get Into a Boat

Published in Texan

Like many a Texan, I watched our lakes fill up this spring. I watched many of them overflow too. I once heard that all our droughts end in a flood. It appears so. Every summer I would go camping with my grandparents at Lake Buchanan. On the Lake is the pretty much the only place […]

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Old Cattle Trails and BootMaking

Old Cattle Trails and BootMaking

Published in Texan

It is gone like a thousand yesterdays. Really it is. That tactile connection to the past. In today’s world if you ask someone where their steak comes from they are likely to say the store…now they might be joking or then again they might not. In a world where we don’t even “see” the endless/seamless […]

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Remember Dublin Dr Pepper

Remember Dublin Dr Pepper

Published in Texan

Do you remember Dublin Dr. Pepper? Ever even heard of it much less tasted it? Well too late because it is gone and has been for a few years now. Dublin, Texas Dr. Pepper Bottling story is a great one. You can find detailed versions around the web, but in summary, Dublin Dr. Pepper used […]

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Texan State of Mind and Cowboy Boots

Texan State of Mind and Cowboy Boots

Published in Texan

Texas, a land rich in culture and history, the land of the individual, the land of the cowboy! One image consistently comes to mind when one thinks of Texas. The Texas Cowboy with his boots, hat, lasso, and trusted horse. He may be herding mustangs; enjoying some coffee around a camp fire; or kicking up […]

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