April Fools’ Day in the Old West

April Fools’ Day in the Old West

The origin of April Fools’ Day is full of mystery. Some historians claim the idea of a day to play practical jokes on one another began when the world switched from the Julian Calendar (which began the new year on March 25) to the Gregorian calendar (which began the...
Wylene Wilson-Davis: Modern Cowgirl

Wylene Wilson-Davis: Modern Cowgirl

Bonus: Read to the end for Wylene’s photo gallery and video! Literature, artwork, and film have done a good job at romanticizing the history of cowgirls. But in modern times, being called a cowgirl is so much more than images of women working the land, stories...