Art, Guns and Culture
Aloha Cowboys

Aloha Cowboys

Hawaii’s Paniolo Preservation Society keeps the Old West alive in the 50th state.   Here’s a Cliffs Notes history of the cowboy: The first were...

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Western Legends

Western Legends

The Rock Island Auction hammers out Wild West shootists' sidearms.   The Rock Island “Premier Firearms” auction held August 26-28 included...

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Whole Lotta Love

Whole Lotta Love

Giving our mothers and grandmothers their due is more than satisfying. Back in 1994 I had it on my schedule to do one of my timeline books on “The...

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Ancient Grains

Ancient Grains

From the arrival of Spanish missionaries to the present day, Arizona’s climate has proved to be ideal for growing superior varieties of wheat,...

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All Tacked Up

All Tacked Up

Using brass or iron furniture tacks was one of American Indians’ favorite ways of dressing up their firearms.   Decorations on firearms and...

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