I saw some sad news a while back. Evidently the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans museum has closed and the owners recently auctioned off all of the memorabilia, including Roy’s (taxidermied) horse Trigger and dog Bullet (I’m glad they didn’t stuff Dale, too!).
Rogers wasn’t an icon of my generation, but with the advent of cable television and a lack of programming to fill the available time slots, suddenly the wild west was riding through the living room of my childhood. I loved The Lone Ranger, The Cisco Kid, and Wanted Dead or Alive, as well as the great old…

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