It’s National Day of the Cowboy!!

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YEEHAW! This July 25th is the 11th annual National Day of the Cowboy!!!

It’s a day that was created to preserve pioneer heritage and cowboy culture!!

saddle up painting

Saddle Up! (Vintage Cowboy),” an oil painting by Casey Lynch

vintage-cowboy-cookout LIFE mag

The National Day of the Cowboy Code of Conduct for Cowboys & Cowgirls

1. Live each day with honesty and courage.

2. Take pride in your work. Always do your best.

3. Stay curious. Study hard and learn all you can.

4. Do what has to be done and finish what you start.

5. Be tough, but fair.

6. When you make a promise, keep it.

7. Be clean in thought, word, deed, and dress.

8. Practice tolerance and understanding of others.

9. Be willing to stand up for what’s right.

10. Be an excellent steward of the land and its animals.

vintage cowboys

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_wear

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_cuisine

Hatch-Show-print Cowboy Curtis

 

  • Karen Schmidt

    …and be Laurence Fishburne. ?

  • laura valentina

    YES HAW!! Wonderful blog Paul! In celebration of cowboys and girls beautiful heart and soul!

  • Helen Gircko

    Perhaps, this set of rules can be practiced . And cowboy motifs in fashion is always relevant . Only pity – the Spurs difficult to wear ( in public transport services , for example, they are a bit hampered )

  • Eddie Young

    Ohohohwee Pee-wee!