If you've ever wondered what it's like to run a magazine or how crazy my personal life is, be sure to read the behind-the-scenes peek at the daily trials and tribulations of running True West. Culled straight from my Franklin Daytimer, it contains actual journal entries, laid out raw and uncensored. Some of it is enlightening. Much of it is embarrassing, but all of it is painfully true.
In addition to this current journal, my early journal entries show the rocky road and money lost in the True West Business Timeline.
Bob's biography - The Unvarnished Truth
May 29, 2012
Worked this weekend on new images of the James Gang in Minnesota. Working on a big sucker called "They Took The Whole Road," portraying the James-Younger crew riding into Mankato (their original target for a bank raid). Here it is, a work in progress:
Of course, after the unsuccessful raid the gang split up just prior to the Hanska Slough roundup and that led to this image: "And Then There Were Only Two Slamming Through The Sloughs":
Working from reference photos I took on September 10, 2001. I can't help but think of the next day when I view these.
—James MacGregor Burns
Bob Boze 10:45 AM