By Emil Franzi TOM PREZELSKI. Californio Lancers: The 1st Battalion of Native Cavalry in the Far West 1863-1866. University of Oklahoma Press. Cloth, $32.95, oupress.com The story of the Hispanic volunteers first conscripted into being Americans. A whole lot of folks from Texas to California found themselves in the USA without having to immigrate […]
Voices of the West Facebook
Listen Live 4p-5p MST every Saturday
On the Program
Aug. 19, 2017 – Cowboy Poetry. Readings by Bunker de France and Joe Dreyfuss. These are the stories told around the campfire after a hard day’s drive.
And, when we’re not “live” you can still listen to previous Voices of the West programs. Just click the “play” button on the player above to join in a show in progress on the Voices of the West Radio Network. Or, you can catch up on past shows by clicking on the podcast tab and pick the show you want to hear.
If a man gets ahead of his compadres, just maybe he’s on a better horse!
Cowboy Chuckles, by Bunker de France
A couple of cowboys were diggin’ post holes when one asked, “you ever wonder how much dirt is in a hole in a foot wide and a couple of feet deep?”
“Can’t say I have,” said one of the cowboys. “How much is there do ya figgure?”
“Ain’t none,” replied the cowboy. “It’s a hole.”