The Great Chili Controversy

It’s November. . .the time of year when we’re all thinking about “hot” topics. As American citizens, we’re thinking quite a lot about the Presidential election. But, as Westerners, we have our minds on a far more controversial topic than tax plans

Dia de los Muertos

It is interesting that one of the most fascinating and mystical of Mexican holidays, La Dia de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead, is actually less about death than it is about life. At it’s core lay an essential aspect of the Mexican identity . . .

Western Lingo

Face it. Westerners have a special “lingo.” Have you ever caught yourself uttering a word or phrase and wondering, “What does that even mean? Why do we say that?” If you haven’t, just humor me for a minute because the following

Adios, Big Tex!

The news we heard yesterday was shocking. Big Tex burned to the ground. How could that be? Big Tex was immortal! Big Tex couldn’t die! He just couldn’t. But he did. And, today, millions of Texans, and some stray Oklahomans, are mourning