Following the Cowboy’s Trail
by Karen Parr-Moody
he cowboy is a uniquely American hero, a sort of cultural shorthand for our core values. Tough, independent, and hardworking, he reflects our vision of our best selves back at us, and we bask in the nostalgia. Frederic Remington (1861–1909) and Charles M. Russell (1864–1926), were the two finest artists to chronicle Western frontier life depicting the cowboy lifestyle at home on the range. And in the tradition of Remington and Russell, Tennessean Jim House’s paintings, often illuminated by the glow of the moon
This month's cover is our very own Nancy (comic strip) drawn by Guy Gilchrist.