A Western Christmas

In the West, Christmas traditions are as diverse as the people who make them!  It may mean hiking into the pasture while wielding an ax, in search of the “perfect” Christmas tree. Oh, it doesn’t matter if it isn’t completely perfect.

The Amazing Skidboot

Dogs and Westerners go together like biscuits and gravy. They can be good separately, but when you put them together, something magical happens. That’s how it was for Quinlan, Texas farrier and former rodeo performer, David Hartwig, and his dog, Skidboot.

Good-bye, J.R. Ewing

When I arrived home from my morning walk today, I was greeted with news I didn’t want to hear. Larry Hagman, the man who played J.R. Ewing on the television show “Dallas,” has died. Maybe the news shouldn’t have come as a shock, but it did.