wild west

The Cowboy Prayer Rock

I LET MY SADDLE FALL, MY WEARY HORSE I TEND, DEAR LORD I HEAR YOU CALL, FOR I’VE REACHED THE END. Poetic and unsettling, what’s known as the Cowboy Prayer, reads more like a lament. Permanently transfixed along the divide between civilization and the Prescott Wilderness, sewn into a large boulder and overlooking a small …

The Cowboy Prayer Rock Read More »

The Ghost Town Of Silverbell, And Historic Silverbell Cemetery

This historic graveyard, in Southern Arizona, is all that remains of the ghost town of Silverbell.  Before Arizona became a state, and the west was still wild, mining activity, according to Arizona State University, began in the area during the 1870s with Charles Brown, a Tuscon resident. His work lasted only a few years before …

The Ghost Town Of Silverbell, And Historic Silverbell Cemetery Read More »