Author Archives: J.L. Langley

Cowboys Scents

When writing I try to use all five senses. I find smell especially help me, as a reader, connect with a story. Maybe it’s because I’m one of these people who love to have scents in their house. Because of my “nose … Continue reading

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Ranch or Farm?

What constitutes a ranch? Size or usage? I have always differentiated the two by size, but I know others who distinguish them by usage. From Merriam-Webster: Farm: A)  a tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes.  B) a plot of … Continue reading

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Dallas Nature and Science Museum

Yesterday, I took a trip to the museum with my kiddos.  My youngest wants to be a marine biologist and loves sharks.  The museum has a great shark exhibit on display right now. We had a blast. Here is a … Continue reading

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I’m so bad

Once again I have no clue what to post. I blame it on being knee deep in my WIP and on a deadline. I’m living, breathing and eating this thing. I did however have a lovely plot bunny visit me … Continue reading

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Country Christmas Music

I’m completely at a loss when it comes to what to write today, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite country christmas tunes with you. George Strait’s Merry Christmas Strait to You (the whole album). Brenda Lee’s Jingle … Continue reading

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Lava Salsa

Forgive me, I’m just not firing on all cylinders today. So I decided to try something a little different. And in my opinion it certainly fits with cowboys, Texas, western…that kind of thing :).  To keep my brain from exploding … Continue reading

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Cowboy Hat Trivia

The week before Halloween I went hat shopping with the youngest. He finally got his white hat. But while Shopping for his hat I thinkI found one for myself. I’ve never been big on hats. I’m a Texas girl and … Continue reading

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Cowboy Harlequins & Silhouettes?

Ok everyone I need help. I bought myself a Nook Color, I have a Kindle as well, and I need more books. Anyone know any good serial romances about cowboys? I’ve read Sara Orwig in the past, as well as … Continue reading

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Ropers or Traditional Cowboy Boots?

So are you a roper kind of person or a cowboy boot kinda person? What is the difference you ask? Ropers have a lower top and flatter heel, whereas traditional boots have more of a wedge heel, that is usually … Continue reading

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Rhinestone Cowgirl

As a kid I loved the song Rhinestone Cowboy by Glenn Campbell. But I never would have thought I’d be the type to actually wear rhinestones. All that changed this past week. Ty needed new jeans and he of course … Continue reading

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