Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Big Valley

  This past year I started watching The Big Valley western TV show and have been enjoying it very much. I have only seen about a dozen of the episodes as of yet, but judging from what I have seen … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas!

  After a delightful vacation the week of Christmas I’m back to work and rearing to go! For the last while I’ve been working on a pencil portrait of James Drury, star of the western TV show “The Virginian”. I’ve … Continue reading

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“Under California Stars” 1948 Roy Rogers Film In 90 Seconds!

Under California Stars In 90 Seconds from The Western Desk on Vimeo.  

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Cowboys, Tobacco, Books, and History~Quote by Gene Rhodes

Gene Rhodes (Eugene Manlove Rhodes 1869-1934) was an old-time cowboy who became a writer of western fiction, in his fiction he had the delightful habit of pausing in the midst of the story to add a bit of non-fiction. A … Continue reading

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The Virginian Episode Review~Siege

Siege This episode from season two is one of my all-time favorite Virginian shows. The story itself is as classic a western story as you can get: a town is under the rule of evil men, the a man with … Continue reading

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“Eyes Of Texas” 1948 Roy Rogers Film in 90 Seconds!

Eyes Of Texas In 90 Seconds from The Western Desk on Vimeo.  

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Hopalong Cassidy Quotation

“If you want to be respected, you must respect others.”~Hopalong Cassidy  

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Shane by Jack Schaefer

Several years ago I read Shane for the first time. Ever since that day I’ve wanted to write a review on it because I wanted other folks to enjoy it like I have. Shane was written by Jack Schaefer and … Continue reading

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