Tag Archives: Mounties

Carl Kidwell – Artist and Writer – His Illustrations and Stories

  Carl Kidwell – Artist & Writer – His Life, Illustrations and Stories     I first came across Carl Kidwell as the illustrator of William Byron Mowery’s SAGAS OF THE MOUNTED POLICE.  I’d never heard of Carl, but I liked … Continue reading

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WILDLIFE 911: ON PATROL by Wildlife Conservation Officer John Borkovich – a Book Review

  WILDLIFE 911: ON PATROL by Wildlife Conservation Officer John Borkovich – a Book Review     When we think of Wildlife Officers bravely battling poachers, trophy hunters and greedy lowlifes to protect our endangered wildlife, we think of the … Continue reading

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Stephen J Voorhies: Artist of the American People — and Places

  Stephen J Voorhies: Tribute to an Artist of the American (and Canadian) People — and Places     As an avid collector of classic wilderness fiction, including the stories of our Canadian Mounties, I’ve been lucky enough to track … Continue reading

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Tom West – Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed

  Tom West ACE Double Western Book Reviews: Gallows Gulch & The Man At Rope’s End     Tom West: Classic Ace Double Western Writer Remembered & Reviewed In his 1960 Western novel THE PHANTOM PISTOLEER, after a ranch house, barns, … Continue reading

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Wackiest Dog and Cat Pet Names of the Year Announced

  Results of the Wacky Dog & Cat Pet Names Competition Are In — Top 10 Dog & Cat Pet Names of 2017…     With Be Kind To Animals Week and National Pet Week upon us, it’s time to … Continue reading

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Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit

  Canuck Movies: Mounties, Nell Shipman & the Canadian Spirit — A Patriot’s Rant   Nell Shipman & Brownie in BACK TO GOD’S COUNTRY  “The leading man wasn’t a very good swimmer and when we got into that wild, white … Continue reading

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NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs

  NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE DOGS: Huskies and Other Sled Dogs     “On you huskies!”  It’s our most iconic Canadian image: a lone Mountie mushing his sled dogs across the savage Northern wilderness.   And not only loving it — … Continue reading

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Justin and Sophie Trudeau – Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance

  Canada’s Fairy Tale Romance     Justin and Sophie Trudeau – A Cultural Conservative Looks At The New Hope They Bring To Canada   “Change happens because people come together.” – Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau “Sophie is a phenomenal mother, a … Continue reading

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Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer: A Patriot’s View

  Old Stock Canadian vs Newcomer     A Patriot’s View   When Prime Minister Stephen Harper used the phrase “old stock Canadians” in the September 17th leaders debate, he sure stepped into it. We knew what he meant by … Continue reading

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Wolf Whelps & Lead Dogs: Tribute to George Marsh, Wilderness Writer

Wolf Whelps & Lead Dogs: Tribute to Wilderness Writer George Marsh   I must have been age nine when the kindly older couple next door gave me a copy of George Marsh’s THE WHELPS OF THE WOLF. We had been … Continue reading

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