Saturday, July 27, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013
The land on which we live had a metal windmill, now down for repair due to a rude tornado that tore through the orchard. That part of our land has been sold to a neighbor, so it’s no longer our problem. However, I miss looking out the window and seeing that windmill turning. Our windmill was a Chicago Aeromotor, one of the major brands used in in the United States.
|Ranching Heritage Museum, Texas Tech University|
Lubbock, Texas - photo by author
|Our former windmill at dawn|
Photo by Stephanie Smith
|West Texas ranch land - water?|
photo by author
|Windmills in Germany|
Photo from iStock
|Barbed wire fences changed the West|
Photo by author
|Rock line cabin from the Matador Ranch mentioned below,|
now on view at the Ranching Heritage Museum,
Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
photo by author
|Texas windmill - Imagine farming|
or running cattle on this land
without the windmill's life-giving water
from Kozzi Photos
|Pawnee National Grasslands Windmill|
|Lone range rider - iStock photo|
Caroline Clemmons is an award winning and Amazon best selling western romance author. Her latest release is the boxed set of the MEN OF STONE MOUNTAIN: MICAH, ZACH, JOEL from Amazon at
Thanks to Wikipedia and Texas State Historical Association Online Handbook of Texas.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
1. Every sexual crime against men. Infecting them during intercourse, lust in men was blamed upon the women, accused of making men impotent, of giving contraceptives, and performing abortions.
2. Being organized.
3. Having magical powers affecting health, harming but also of healing.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Tossed together in the underbelly of a ship, strangers Finn Callaghan and Prudence Hawthorne must learn to trust one another in order to escape, but their freedom may be short lived once Finn discovers Prudence's brother wants her dead.
Last Stand for Love
U.S. Marshal Chas Brown agreed to be Sarah's proxy husband in order for her to keep her dead husband's ranch. Little did Chas know, he’d lose his heart in the process.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Thursday, July 11, 2013
In 1857, Joseph C. Gayetty introduced the first paper specifically for this purpose, Gayetty's Medicated Papers, also called therapeutic papers. Rolled toilet paper wasn't invented until 25 years later, and wasn't commercially available to the mass market until the 1890s.
|Two-story outhouse in Silver City, Idaho|
Much Ado About Madams
by Jacquie Rogers
Reese took aim, but lowered his rifle when he realized Buster was stabled just the other side of the wall. The .54 caliber bullet would go right though the man and the barn wall. Desperately, he searched for another way to take out the gunman. He ran to the outhouse and threw himself to the ground.
Gunfire stopped, and Reese’s skin crawled. Maybe his men had been shot. Maybe they were reloading. Praying for the latter, he positioned himself into a crouch, ready to spring. Seconds passed. The odor of the privy didn’t help his patience a bit. He made a note to tell Sadie to use more lime. Lots more lime.
Where the Old West really happened!
|Much Ado About Marshals|
|Much Ado About Madams|
|Much Ado About Mavericks|