Monthly Archives: June 2013

My Dads “West”…


My enthusiasm and passion for all things west of the Mississippi began at an early age.  My paternal Dad (Joseph Carl Bowman) was involved with horses well before I was born.  In a scrapbook my mother kept (which I feel … Continue reading

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Internal workings


Fact is, I analyze & dissect everything…  A friend of mine once nicknamed me “Analyze It”.  I’m the kid who took his brand new Timex watch apart, several days after Christmas, to see exactly what made it tick (Yes.  Pun … Continue reading

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Vintage Art & Other Thoughts…


When living on the “High School Side” in Boys Town, we were allotted some wall space to decorate as we saw fit (as long as the wall hangings were approved by the Cottage Counselor first!) With the help of an … Continue reading

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Just a Quick One To Share!


I often feel this way when my mind goes blank!   Everyone have a great weekend! A Rose Filled 2014 Calendar The 2nd, 2014 Calendar is now available!

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Sunrise Near Baker, California


Sunrise Near Baker by dbuckman Soda Mountains Heat. Speed. Energy. Turmoil. The past. Stillness. Backlash. The future. Results. Which direction are you going? What is it that you feel? Inspired traveling East along the Soda Mountains at sundown… Baker California … Continue reading

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From My Friend, Cowboy Bob


An acquaintance shared this tale a few weeks ago.  I know it is dated, and has been passed around for a very long time.  However every time the story surfaces, it makes me laugh.  I felt it was worth repeating … Continue reading

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There Are Places


There Are Places… River Crossing I only speak for myself because not everyone sees things as I do.   It has been extremely frustrating in my life,  that people don’t understand my tendency to pick things apart.    In fact, … Continue reading

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Arizona, Rocks, My Step-Dad and Fathers Day


I can never just sit and watch television.  I watched most of the Daytona 500 while out in the garage, building bird feeders.  The Indy 500?  I worked on the web site while that was going on. During the Kentucky Derby, … Continue reading

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I Still Haven’t Found My Place…


I guess I become so occupied with other things, that I miss the “trends”.  And then, the other day I was “counseling” with a friend of mine about THIS blog, and the traffic it receives.  Or lack thereof.   “You … Continue reading

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Summer Thoughts


It’s officially summer and that means pool parties, BBQs, weddings and fun times in the sun. With all the events happening this season, it’s the prefect time to invest in the announcements, postage and party invitations you’ll be needing.  Whether … Continue reading

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Charity


Legislate Me Card With little time remaining, the annual “Lunch With Warren Buffet” auction  will probably set a new all time record.  Folks at Glide Foundation rejoice at the million dollar commitment folks enter into.  The Glide Foundation runs a … Continue reading

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Celebrating Baby With Hallmark And Others…


I was told, with regard to this blogging thing, that I should pick ONE subject and stick with it as I write.  I admit, my posts seem to be a bit “all over the place”!  I’ve written about my dog, … Continue reading

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