A Cowboy's Artist
Remembering Bill Owen
Western artist Bill Owen leaves behind more than 40 years worth of paintings that preserve contemporary cowboy life in Arizona. PHOTO BY WALTER WORKMAN
Chronicle of a Cowgirl Camp Cook
Participating in Kent Rollins’s chuckwagon cooking school, I learned a little about cowboy etiquette, a lot about Dutch-oven cooking, and some unexpected lessons about life.
5 Common Mistakes Beginning Dutch Oven Cooks Make
Here are five common mistakes that Kent Rollins says beginning Dutch oven cooks make.
Silver & Saddles
Traditional craftsmanship, family dedication and the legacy of G.S. Garcia gear have enabled this historic Nevada saddle shop to survive economic booms and busts for 80 years.
When it comes to a cowboy's topper, the moniker “Mad Hatter” refers to more than an eccentric character in Alice in Wonderland. The origin of the term comes from the phrase “as mad as a hatter,” referring to the neurological disorders some old-time hat makers suffered from breathing vapors from the mercury used to cure pelts. Today, most hats are made in factories where machines do much of the manufacturing, but there are still custom hatters who preserve and perpetuate their traditional cowboy craft.