Society of the Old West

From early westward expansion through the early 20th Century.

January 2017 Blog Posts (3)


 You might be a cowboy if: It never occurred to you to be offended by the phrase, ' One nation, under God.'

You might be a cowboy if: You've never protested about seeing the 10 Commandments posted in public places.

You might be a cowboy if: You concern yourself with your country and family over yourself

You might be a cowboy if: You believe that you can take care of your own affairs without any help from the government

You might be a cowboy if: The best government…


Added by dirtrider on January 27, 2017 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Apache wisdom

Think freely.

Practice patience.

Smile often. Savor special moments.

Make new friends. Rediscover old ones.

Tell those that you love that you do.

Feel deeply. Forget trouble. Forgive an enemy.

Hope. Grow. Be crazy. Count your blessings.

Observe miracles. Let them happen.

Discard worry. Give. Give in. Trust enough to take.

Pick some flowers. Share them. Keep a promise.

Look for rainbows. Gaze at stars. See beauty everywhere.



Added by dirtrider on January 24, 2017 at 8:37am — No Comments

We're Baaack!

Hi everyone:

I got an email yesterday afternoon from ning. They've realized the error of their ways, (i.e. they're now under new management), and they are bringing back the ning mini. As soon as Dirtrider returns we'll get the site all pretty again.

I will also be signing the site over to Dirtrider. He's been running the place for the past few years, while I've been having some serious issues with my vision. It started with a bad fall I had in the summer of…


Added by Gayle Martin on January 20, 2017 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

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