Boot-scooting in the right direction, leaving New York, wondering about the yardman, and trying out the cowgirl look when you’re no longer 25.
Eighteen-year-old Taylor Burnham was naked, but for her cowboy boots, when she was stopped by cops in her Jeep Wrangler in Corpus Christi.
The word probably makes you think of rhinestone-studded jeans, floppy-brimmed hats, and Nashville queens, but “cowgirl” ought to stand for the tough pioneer women who built ranches and went on cattle drives and the hardy rural women who are out there today doing their fair share of the work, usually invisibly,
Read an excerpt from a new book by Rhonda Lashley Lopez.
Call them what you will. We call them the living, breathing spirit of the Western woman. A working definition, you might say.