My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

the dophins / it’s a beautiful day Going Home Time to drop sail Nine hours on the Bluenose It was perfect Captain. Thanks. Moving on to new adventures

The Old Captain / Brillig From bow to stern … Yesteryear One more turn at the wheel.

fishermans blues / the waterboys Bluenose / Part 4 Legendary Bluenose Skipper: Captain Angus Walters with the Fisherman’s Cup After lunch …  Weigh anchor!  Heading for open water …  A fair wind rising! Make sail! Haul away boys! Way hay and up she rises! Mainsail. Under way!Before the wind … 

Bluenose / The Original Houghton Weavers Bluenose / Part 3 Time to swab the decks. A mop in both hands! Hosing ‘er down. I might have done more talking than swabbing. Polishing the bell is an special assignment.  And a joyful one. Those portholes were tarnished! Repairing a turnbuckle. Learning some knots. Charting course. Modern …

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ggggg We Rise Again / Raylene Rankin Bluenose / Part 2 Casting Off! Rose working the lines! Like a pro! Heading out. A promise of wind.  Could we ask for a more beautiful day? Clearing the Point.  Lunenburg behind. An expert tells us the story of the Bluenose. Coffee time … but don’t ring that …

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On Saturday, Rose and I head for Niagara Falls, Ontario. My Summer Holidays. We’ll be gone 9 days so I don’t know if I’ll be able to post anything during that time. I’ll try. I was born in Ontario, but I’ve never been back there since I was 2 years old. This is going to …

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chuck berry Calling all Seadogs ! According to Wiktionary: A landlubber is a nautical, pejorative for someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship, especially a novice seaman. That would be me. The other day Brian sent me the following note in connection with a post I had made entitled Bluenose II … Back to Sea again! back on July 15, 2015. “That last …

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