Saturday, October 21, 2017
(Albuquerque Journal) ... The worlds Evans creates are full of cowboy culture – one he is very familiar with.
He was born in Ropes, Texas, where he learned about life on a ranch.
He’s a cowboy. He’s a miner. He’s a visual artist.
The dozens of novels he’s written include “The Rounders,” “The Hi Lo Country” and “The One-Eyed Sky.” Continued
Friday, October 20, 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
(True West) With cold, unblinking eyes, a well-dressed gentleman stared at J.W. Jarrott as he walked with his wife, Mollie, down the main street of Lubbock, Texas, in August 1902. J.W. said to Mollie: “There’s a man I’d rather not see in this country.”
After the Jarrotts passed, the stranger quietly disappeared. Continued
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
... Michael Craig Judge is the second of three children born to archaeologist Jim Judge and librarian Margaret Blue. He was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, where his father worked for a nonprofit organization promoting agricultural development. Judge was raised from age 7 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Continued
Monday, October 16, 2017
Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Lubbock was a businessman in South Carolina before moving to Texas in 1836. During the Republic of Texas period, President Sam Houston appointed Lubbock to be comptroller. Continued
Saturday, October 14, 2017
|Brownlee Diner, Glenrio NM/TX (Sixgun Siding)|
Friday, October 13, 2017
As a young man, Richter did odd jobs and at age 19 became the editor of the Patton (Pennsylvania) Courier. He then worked as a reporter and founded a juvenile magazine that he liquidated before moving to New Mexico in 1928.
In an era when many American writers steeped themselves in European culture, Richter was fascinated with American history, and he spent years researching frontier life. Continued