- "True West
Magazine" is an excellent website whose goal is to "Preserve
the Old West". As well as being an online community, it has truly
excellent contributions making for hours of study and/or hours of fun!
- "Rope and
Wire" is a western online community. One of the features
on their site is interviews with published western authors, and this links
Tainted Archive", a western revival blog, is another good
place to hang out.
The Western Connection,
|Gary McCarthy is a well-known and
very popular author of fourteen American historical novels and 34+ westerns. High on
our list of terrific reads, is the 'Thunder' series of National Park novels, historical fiction at its best.
Visit Gary at www.canyoncountrybooks.com, and keep up
with his latest.
- Jim Griffin
is a real student of the west. His particular specialty is the Texas
Ranger organization of which he has written several excellent books.
Visit Jim at www.jamesjgriffin.net
and enjoy the ride!
- WR Benton Online:
Author W.R. Benton, Historical and Western Fiction. W.R. Benton writes of a
time when the world was wild and untamed.
- Writer Melanie D.
Calvert: Melanie Calvert, Historical Fiction Author. Great Western
...especially for children
|Nora's Book Nook
is all about cleverly written and
beautifully illustrated children's
books. The Helium Egg and
The Helium Table are the
result of Eleanor Hutton's artistic
ability and Dorinda Shelley's talent
with a pen.
PRGott Books Publishing is proud to be part of their endeavour. Visit them at
. . .for those of you seeking care
for a loved one, check out Complete Home Health Care of New England!
They offer day services such as chore duties, house cleaning, and rides to appointments, but also
have skilled nurses available to attend to your medical needs in the home. Their Computer Assistance Team
helps clients learn how to navigate computers and use the web as well. Check them out:
|Shadow Ridge Donkeys is physically
in North Carolina, but you can visit this delightful
place using your internet connection! Owner Cheryl Orlowski has many pictures
of her Miniature Mediterranean Donkeys on her website, and the opportunity
to learn much about them. Visit...and be prepared to want two or three in
your own backyard!
- Stoybooks offers some
interesting and helpful travel books and a very special book by new author
Judi Stoy. Peg & Jean: The War Years is the
true story of a young couple separated for three years during WWII, as seen
through their letters and photos. Very well done and excellent glimpse into
the era of the Greatest Generation. Visit
is all about Maine products, from fresh vegetables, all natural home
grown beef, greenhouse, hay, maple syrup, lobster, cheese, salsa and
books by local authors. A varied selection of fresh, natural Maine products, and they're right on Rt 26 in Oxford, Maine. Stop by!
- Apple Valley Books,
121 Main Street, Winthrop, ME 04364, specializes in fast, discounted mail order. If you are in their area of Central Maine, stop in for a visit. Call
207-377-3967 or visit their website at
- Books N Things on Main
St. in Norway, Maine, is another hometown favorite. They have a very good
selection and are helpful.
- AND Books N Things on Main
St. in BETHEL, Maine, has a great, active Facebook page! They, like Norway's store, are
very helpful and have the stock. Their website is:
www.books-n-things.com and Facebook:
|Kili Culture Tours and Safaris
is exciting and innovative! From the
snows of Kilimanjaro to the tropical paradise of the
Indian Ocean, to the magical island of Zanzibar, Kili
Culture offers a look at big slices of life in Tanzania.
- Alsorat, Maryanne
Gabbani's website, has some great photography, looking at
Egypt "Face to Face"! Patricia rode Nyzek, one of the horses at
'Recoub Al Sorat', while in Egypt.
- Makoa Farm is a
Tanzanian holiday destination that specializes in horseback safaris and
For those of you who are interested in learning about
horse welfare and rescue, the Horse Welfare Organizations
website is very helpful. It is in part a
compilation of horse rescue websites by state or by country, it offers
information about adoption, and much, much more.