Choose Your Weapon

Once every four years, many newspapers endorse their pick for President.
You’ll never see me doing that, for a variety of reasons. First, I don’t own the periodical you’re reading, and I wouldn’t want to run off any readers with my choice. The second reason is that I’m disgusted with the whole selection process. Thirdly, why would anyone want my opinion

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10 places NOT to find a cowboy…

If you want to catch a glimpse of a real cowboy, here are 10 places NOT to look.
#10 Mercedes dealership. Although I don’t hang around such places myself, I doubt a Mercedes is the cowboy’s dream drive. I don’t even think Mercedes makes a pickup, do they? I did write a story once about a cowboy who had a Cadillac.

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Save Me, Save Me

We could all learn a thing or two from the eco-terrorists that worship trees and owls but hate people. Instead of fighting them, we should join them. We’ve got plenty of endangered species in agriculture that need preserving.
I’d be willing to bet that there are fewer Hays Converter cattle in this country than there are spotted owls, and yet nobody

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Eating Abe

Eating Abe

I have an embarrassing admission to make. In my life, I\’ve fed, raised, and traded thousands of cattle, but, as far as I know, I have yet to eat a bite of any of them. I never fed out a homegrown steer or stuffed our freezer with hamburger from an old lump jaw cow. I gave any calves

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