Category: Ranch Reality

Tired Horses

A view of the land no one else can comprehend and a perspective on life that few can appreciate begins with the working partnership between a man and his horse. I can’t think of many occupations that offer this anymore. Back-country outfitters, mounted policemen,…

“El Dia de los Muertos”

I awake on that morning with dread. I know as I slam down my third cup of strong, strong coffee that I must be on my A-game or else. I won’t see the inside of my house until (probably) late tonight and will not…

Varmints

“Bang!” Silence. “Bang!” Giggles. “Bang!” I stopped and checked my rifle as my quarry slowly waddled away. I shook my head because the porcupine walked off after I shot him in vital areas. Three times! My friend held the dog and laughed hysterically…at me….

Just Part Of It

  With every hard reality ranch folks have to face, there’s a corresponding confidence that grows in place of fear. You can ask any one of us. We’ve lived through things that should have turned us into cynics or scaredy cats. Somehow, the challenges…

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