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Sweethearts Of The West · 22h ago

A Real Texas Giant and Other Tales

At a library sale years ago, I picked up a rather thin yellow book called The Danish Texans. It caught my attention because my husband is of Scandinavian descent, and his last name (my marri...
Sweethearts Of The West · 2d ago

THE COWBOY’S DANCE by Sarah J. McNeal

I am certain many of you are familiar with Square dances, the Virginia Reel, and even today’s Line Dance and two step and so I know most of you are familiar with the dance caller who calls o...
Sweethearts Of The West · 4d ago

Gabe's Pledge. New Grooms with Honor release by Linda Hubalek

For researching Gabe's Pledge, book three in the Grooms with Honor series, I googled 1800s saddles, saddlemakers, tools, etc., since the main character is a saddle maker.I could probably spe...
Sweethearts Of The West · 6d ago

Women of Controversy in Waco, Texas

This post was first published on Petticoats and Pistols. Due to time constraints, I'd like to use it again this month for my contribution to Sweethearts of the West.My time travel romance, M...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

The Wonderful Chore of Ironing Clothes by E. Ayers

 What comes after laundry day? The ironing. Not a pretty chore and certainly something that zapped the strength of our great-great grandmothers. We get off easy today with most of our clothe...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

WILD WESTERN LAS VEGAS--"THE OTHER ONE."

NOTE: Since Cheri Kay Clifton wrote about the BIG Las Vegas, I thought to re-run my post about "The Other Las Vegas--in New Mexico."I hope you enjoy it.CeliaTHE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINSL...
Sweethearts Of The West · 1W ago

DEVIL'S TOWER: THE FIRST NATIONAL MONUMENT OF THE U.S. HISTORY & LEGEND

Today, I thought for a bit of a virtual road trip we'd visit the Nation’s first National Monument. That's correct, Wyoming is home to the First National Park, Yellowstone, and the First Nati...
Sweethearts Of The West · 2W ago

VIVA LAS VEGAS - A short history of the city By CHERI KAY CLIFTON

VIVA LAS VEGAS!A short history of the cityMy husband and I recently moved to Henderson, Nevada to be closer to our son, who is a retired air force colonel and now a civilian instructor at Ne...
Sweethearts Of The West · 2W ago

Eatin' a Rattlesnake

By Paisley Kirkpatrick Susan B. Anthony, the great suffrage leader, once found herself a passenger on a Wells Fargo stagecoach driven by the famous jehu, Mark Regan. She was traveling from ...
Sweethearts Of The West · 3W ago

AGAINST THE WIND...RISING ABOVE DISASTER, PAST & PRESENT

By: Ashley Kath-Bilsky There are times in life when humanity faces an adversary that rises like a mythical whirlwind and soars toward us with unrelenting vengeance. Scientists and schol...