A few months back I was deeply engrossed in reading a number of cowboy memoirs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, doing research for the historical western romance I was writing. I was amused to discover the number of everyday products the men mentioned consistently, some of which have now gone from the shelves. There was Sapolio soap powder, Eagle Brand milk (still going strong) and, as any western historian will know, Arbuckles’ for coffee. Continue reading
About the Author
Born in New York, Andrea Downing has only recently returned from the UK where she lived for most of her life. Having traveled extensively through Europe, Africa and Latin America, she now divides her time between NYC and the east end of Long Is., punctuated by frequent journeys out west---the area of the USA she loves best. Her first book, Loveland, was published August 10th by The Wild Rose Press.
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