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Sweethearts Of The West · 18h ago

Pork and Beans

Sweethearts Of The West · 4d ago

Texas Border Outposts: Part Two

Last month I talked about early Texas military posts. This month as promised, I'll share what I've learned about forts established later, between 1851 and 1867.As settlers pushed farther wes...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1w ago

The Most Hated People In America by Sarah J. McNeal

March is here and, with it, comes the celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, the patron saint of Ireland, and all things Irish including the huge exodus of the Irish following the potato famine...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

Married for eight Days by Linda K. Hubalek

I have a new book debut today. Elof’s Mission is a sweet historical romance set in 1886 in Debra Holland’s Montana Sky Series Kindle World.Here's the description so you get the jest of the s...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

Writing Time Travel Romances and Birdie's Nest

Why I Like to Write Time Travel Romances set in the Old WestWhile growing up, like most children, I watched Gunsmoke, Wagon Train, Rawhide, Have Gun Will Travel,  and other western televisio...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

Of Texas and Muscadine Wine

In the Old West, folks couldn’t just walk into a liquor store and pick up a bottle of their favorite hooch. Some saloons and general stores sold wine and spirits by the bottle or jug, but a ...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

A PECULIAR BIT OF TRIVIA

A Peculiar Bit of Trivia                By E. AyersA little glitch getting to the blog, but thanks to Caroline, I made it, and I'm so excited to be here. When Caroline Clemmons and Celia Yea...
Sweethearts Of The West · 2W ago

TEXAS DREAMER

By Celia Yeary Lee King, the hero in TEXAS DREAMER, first appeared in Texas Blue, my very first novel. He was three, a wild little boy who galloped around the yard on an imaginary horse, pla...
Sweethearts Of The West · 2W ago

BEHIND THE LOCKED DOORS OF SHERIDAN'S ROOMIN' HOUSES!

The year after I moved back to Wyoming, 2013,  was the 125th Anniversary of Sheridan County Wyoming. During that time, I worked at the local museum and had a wonderful time learning more abo...
Sweethearts Of The West · 3W ago

TOYS & GAMES OF YESTERYEAR - PART 2 By Cheri Kay Clifton

Continuing from last month’s blog, I’ve added a few more toys and games to the list that entertained children in 19th century America. As stated before, the early immigrants brought their to...