RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: STAGECOACH WOMEN

RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: STAGECOACH WOMEN

August 30, 2020

WHAT DO YOU MISS ABOUT BROWSING your favorite store? The mood, music, or aroma? The friendly conversation with staff? In the case of books, the covers that we’re not supposed to judge by beckon us to pick them up, read the flap, and turn the pages. Browsing online isn’t quite the same, but you can create atmosphere - brew a pot of tea or coffee, put on music and log in. That's just what I did the other day while I visited OutWestShop.com’s webpage at bookshop.org. My sister and I were so excited when we created this page, defining our lists and filling them with books. We felt as though we were unpacking boxes and arranging our stock, getting ready for opening day. And we were so excited to share them with you, our readers.

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RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER - REMEMBERING THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER - REMEMBERING THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON

August 29, 2020

HAVE YOU BEEN YOUR CHILD'S TEACHER THIS YEAR? 
Although this can be daunting, it also provides an opportunity to explore with our children how today's experiences connect with our history. As we prepare to vote, we can review the hard-won fight for women's suffrage. As we watch protest marches around the country, we can study racial injustice and the continuing battle to secure equal rights for all. Books can help open our minds and hearts.

For example, August  28, 1963 was a watershed day in American history. Here's a trio of books to share with your grade school children.
WHAT WAS THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON?
VOICES OF THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON
A PLACE TO LAND

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PURVEYOR'S PICKS: NAVAJO DREAM CATCHERS - NATIONAL WEBMISTRESS DAY AUGUST 26, 2020

PURVEYOR'S PICKS: NAVAJO DREAM CATCHERS - NATIONAL WEBMISTRESS DAY AUGUST 26, 2020

August 26, 2020

SWEET DREAMS CAN BE YOURS!
As the "mistress" of the OutWest Shop website I enjoy sharing a wide variety of our selections with you - books, apparel, and fashion accessories are the norm. Today I'm featuring something completely different! Do you know that we offer Native American art? In addition to folk art by Edith Herbert John, we also carry Navajo Dream Catchers. Part of our HERO COLLECTION, 20% of your purchase of dream catchers supports BLUE STAR RANCH through August 31st. 

To protect our dreams from bad ones and catch only the good ones, the ancestors create the “Dream Catcher." #dreamcatcherquotes

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RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: NATIONAL DOG DAY

RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: NATIONAL DOG DAY

August 25, 2020

HAVE YOU HAD a good laugh lately? When I found myself helplessly laughing out loud at the antics of Caesar, a Great Dane in Gary Paulsen's MY LIFE IN DOG YEARS, I realized how much I needed that laugh! And that's the thing about dogs; they can bring us to laughter and tears. Paulsen's wonderful book does both. August 26, is NATIONAL DOG DAY, a time to reflect on (and maybe indulge) our own buddies. Why not add a comment to this post about your canine companion?
Two other books you'll enjoy are Tricia Brown and Cary Porter's BOBBIE THE WONDER DOG and Susan Orlean's RIN TIN TIN. There's a connection between Bobbie and Rin Tin Tin, read on to find out more. All these titles are available through OutWest Shop's affiliate to bookshop.org. 
Looking for a adorable dog that is low maintence, has a pleasant dispostition, and is a good listener? Check out our plush Huskies!

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August 27 & 29 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

August 27 & 29 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

August 24, 2020

Enjoy radio show interviews on the Equestrian Legacy Radio Network! K.R.WOOD makes his first appearance on Campfire Cafe with music from his award winning album SONGS & TALES OF THE OLD CHISHOLM TRAIL along with music from Texanna Records COWBOY'S REVENGE and RETURN OF THE HERD. Artist, Author, and Founder of the PULPWOOD QUEENS and TIMBER GUYS BOOK CLUBS, KATHY L. MURPHY, chats with LA Talk Radio's The Writer's Block Radio Show team about the new book THE PULPWOOD QUEENS CELEBRATE 20 YEARS. Join OutWest Scout, Bobbi Jean, for MORE NEW TO YOU on KUPR'S OutWest Hour.

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RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: JUST RIDE! INTERNATIONAL FEMALE RIDE DAY

RENDEZVOUS WITH A WRITER: JUST RIDE! INTERNATIONAL FEMALE RIDE DAY

August 23, 2020

"JUST RIDE!", women across the world said on August 22 as they started up their motorcycles to participate in International Female Ride Day, an event postponed from May because of the pandemic. Even if you weren't on the road yourself, take a look at these books to enjoy. FAST ENOUGH and BESSIE STRINGFIELD: TALES OF THE TALENTED TENTH NO.2 both by Joel Christian Gill. HIT THE ROAD: A WOMAN'S GUIDE TO SOLO MOTORCYCLE TOURING by Tamela Rich. The award-winning picture book, MY PAPI HAS A MOTORCYCLE, by Isabel Quintero and Zeke Peña is also offered in Spanish MI PAPI TIENE UNO MOTO. All these titles are available through OutWest Shop's affiliate to bookshop.org. 

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AUGUST 20 & 22 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

AUGUST 20 & 22 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

August 16, 2020

Enjoy radio show interviews on the Equestrian Legacy Radio Network! A.K. MOSS returns to Campfire Cafe with the poetry from her newly released album THEY COME PRANCIN'. New York Times bestseller author, STEVE BERRY, chats with LA Talk Radio's The Writer's Block Radio Show team about his book, THE WARSAW PROTOCOL, a Cotton Malone Series Book 15. Join OutWest Scout, Bobbi Jean, for NEW TO YOU AND ME on KUPR'S OutWest Hour.

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AUGUST 13 & 15 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

AUGUST 13 & 15 OUTWEST LIVE! BROADCASTS

August 12, 2020

Enjoy radio show interviews on the Equestrian Legacy Radio Network! NANCY ELLIOTT makes her first appearance with the music of her latest album TALL TREE on Campfire Cafe. ROBERT "TRAILMEISTER" EVERSOLE joins us for his monthly update of horseback trail riding tips on SADDLE UP AMERICA. Author, RACHAEL TAMAYO, chats with the The Writer's Block Radio Show team about her new book, CARNAL KNOWLEDGE: A DEADLY SINS NOVEL, the second in a thriller/suspense series. Join OutWest Scout, Bobbi Jean, for REMEMBER THE LADIES on the OutWest Hour.

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