Monthly Archives: April 2011

Arizona Book Signing Events

Jim Keen will be signing copies of “Great Ranches of the West” at Gallery on the Avenue Saturday afternoon, May 7th, from 1:00 to 3:00 in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona, 7235 E. 1st Ave. On Sunday, May 8th Jim … Continue reading

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Miss America Supports Shop Local

People often ask me how can farmers & ranchers be helped in these difficult times. I always say buy local. Go to your farmers market. Seek out local producers. Here in Colorado Springs farmers markets will soon be in season … Continue reading

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Colorado: The Bledsoe Ranch

Fire embers fade, and the cowboy tucks his fiddle and bow away in the chuck wagon. Still, faint music drifts on the wind as one of the two night riders plays his harmonica in the distance. The melody lingers around … Continue reading

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Kansas City Symphony

Once a year the Kansas City Symphony puts does a concert on a ranch in the Flint Hills. This year it will be just out side of Alma, very near the Anderson Ranch. It is too late to get tickets … Continue reading

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Kansas: Anderson Ranch 1868

After landing in America, the three Anderson couples persevered through the immigration process and then the train trip to Kansas City; both were a breeze compared to their North Atlantic crossing. The land that Svan Anderson had homesteaded a year … Continue reading

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