On The Edge Of Common Sense

Many years ago this month, I was invited to the 75th Annual Southwestern Saskatchewan Sheep and Woolgrowers/Stockdog Trials in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. The night before the big do, I sat in Bernice’s kitchen as she cut leg o’lamb into one-inch squares for shish kabob. I was helping Skewer. The banquet was sold out, over 400...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. It was Tuesday morning, and it seemed that everybody who hadn’t already taken leave of his routine job to celebrate the Fourth of July week was in the process of doing just that, loading luggage and ice chests, water skies and boat trailers, heading for lake or...

The Computer & The Cowboy

I can remember past pandemics, and the one that approaches this one was polio. I remember in 1936 when a girl living down the street had polio and we envied her because her parents put a swamp cooler in their house for air-conditioning. The one thing we have now that we didn’t have for the...

Cartoon

"Jist why do ya' bother with all the chains when this gate can't even be pushed open?"

It’s The Pitts

I think we take our large animal veterinarians for granted. Just think of how much worse it could be if veterinarians were more like medical doctors. Let's say a bow hunter accidentally shot your cow in the rump. OUCH! Instead of getting almost immediate attention from your vet, you'd phone a number and be placed...

Pokin’ Fun

I was at a meeting, back during normal times, at night, got to stay up late and everything, when I got into a conversation with an older couple who lived out on the Prairie on what is known as “Slick Gumbo” soil. The fellow joked, through his mask, that “If you stick with that gumbo...

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San Angelo TX 76902