Oil About Ranching

Media coverage regarding the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas exploration has been surprisingly low. What is not surprising is that the hysterical hype makes the headlines, and the facts are difficult to find. Many of my columns are about personal experience, so full disclosure is in order regarding ANWR:...

The Computer & The Cowboy

I hope you were able to go to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. I couldn’t make it. Here is someone’s list of the top new items: Sony’s Aibo, the Fisker EMotion electric sedan, self-driving Lyft cars by Aptiv, LG’s OLED canyon display, Samsung’s “The Wall” 4K TV, LG’s rollable OLED TV, Razer’s Project...

On The Edge Of Common Sense

Things you can count on: As soon as you load your horse in the trailer, he will take a dump. Any 4th of July rodeo will get rained out. The more a new pair of boots cost, the quicker you will scuff a big chunk off the toe. The further you get from home in...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. During the upcoming meeting of the American National Cattlemen's Assn. in San Antonio, or any other cow country conclave of any size, observant young bucks and newcomers to the cattle business may be struck by the peculiar actions of some of the oldtimers. They'll be seen to...

It’s The Pitts

I used to have this theory, now debunked, that postulated that if you added up the IQ of a person with the IQ of their dog, the total would be exactly the same in every case. For example, if you add up the IQ of a sheepherder with that of their Border Collie, the total...

Pokin’ Fun

About 40 years ago, as I recall, Rotary International, a previously all-male service club, was sued because the club excluded women. The case was taken all the way to the Supreme Court, which ruled that women must be admitted to the club, sort of. What they ruled was that each club in the U.S. had...
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