What Makes Pappy Van Winkle 15-Year Bourbon So Special?

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You’ve heard of the Pappy Van Winkle 15-year bourbon. Everyone you’ve talked to raves about it, and perhaps you’ve had a glass while hanging out on your neighbor’s patio under the breeze of a windmill ceiling fan. But every time you go out to buy a bottle of your very own, you can’t find it.…

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Equestrian Spotlight: The World Equestrian Center

The equestrian industry is already booming beyond anyone’s wildest dreams. So imagine adding two spectacular centerpieces in the heart of the country that instantly shoots the industry’s nationwide appeal into another stratosphere. While that seems too good to be true for horse lovers and showers everywhere, it’s exactly what Larry Roberts and the rest of…

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Paul Harvey: The voice of America

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There are certain people who are revered by so many that they will forever stand in a class by themselves. Paul Harvey is one of those people. He’s an institution, a pillar, the standard-bearer for all American radio and television personalities, commentators, and news columnists who came after him and aspired to be like him.…

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Cowgirl spotlight: Amy Raymond

At the The Original Windmill Ceiling Fan Company, we honor craftsmen who have similar values as us, such as their commitment to one-of-a-kind American-made products, hand-crafted quality, and personal one-on-one communication with every customer. Not surprisingly, many of the leaders in this area are all the loud and proud cowgirls, whose enduring spirit and artistic…

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Local Heroes Series: Fallon Taylor

We are around cowboys and ranchers all the time. And trust me when I say they all have an inspiring story to tell about where they’ve been, what they’ve experienced, and where they want to go in life. Heck, Phillip and I could tell you plenty of tales from our days on the farm –…

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Three brands of vodka you should try right now

When you’re a rancher, rodeo cowboy, or a down-to-earth country farmer, the word vodka doesn’t just roll off the tongue quite as well as drinks like beer, whiskey, or even tequila. But there’s a time and place for everything, and every so often, it’s nice to sit down on the patio with a glass of…

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Why You Should Indulge in a Glass of Cognac

When most people think of Cognac, they think of a bunch of older, stately gentlemen in suits sitting around a poker table with cigars or having a nightcap in a smoke-filled parlor while telling each other how amazing they are. We’ll be honest; that’s what we first thought. We didn’t think it was for us…

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