It is Charlie Waters' birthday today. He would have been 72. Miss the boy.
The Seeds of Interest Lay Dormant
I had a great talk with a fellow Boomer about the current lack of interest in the Old West.
We are both impacted about it. He is the director of a history based museum and I am the editor of a history magazine. A huge part of that apathy is a direct result of the rejection of the significance of that era, based on identity politics and revenge narratives, among other trends and the key to the following quote is in the last line: