The Computer & The Cowboy

I don’t often see stories about cowboys on my computer. I do look for stories on early humans and their activity to support my young earth creation science viewpoint. This story intrigued me because where you have horses, you have cowboys: Humans in Mongolia cared for horses' teeth more than 3000 years ago, highlighting the...

Pokin’ Fun

Where does the term “He had the gall to __________” come from? According to Miriam-Webster, which the publishing company had the gall to upgrade from plain old Webster, bile that comes from the gall bladder is very bitter, and it came from that knowledge bank, namely: (1.) A bile, especially bile obtained from an animal...

Unregistered Bull

Choice gleanings from 45-plus years of Unregistered Bull. Apparently having run out of anything else to talk about, a local gent demonstrated his conversational versatility by remarking that he'd seen several new gas stations under construction in this and other towns. At the same time, he said, the very companies building the new dispensaries were...

Oil About Ranching

Rain on the roof Saturday morning as this column is being written is music to my ears. My unofficial notice that fall has arrived is the day that I’m looking for whatever jacket I left in the pickup the last cool day of spring. That may seem like a bad habit, but the first time...

It’s The Pitts

My family talks funny. My mom and grandparents on her side of the family are all gone now, but I can still hear them using words like privy, lariat, pipsqueak, scuttlebutt, and wieners. They said things were okey-dokey and the bee’s knees. My grandfather, a great man who never used the words paradigm, facilitate, sustainability,...

Cartoon

“Jake, you’ll never make a calendar pin-up as a bathin’ beauty!”

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