What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Under the Wire

The Birds and the Bees

The West, she's a changin'. New faces, new houses, new ideas. Along with these changes come new roles for us "natives."

As people unfamiliar with the area move in, we “old timers” find ourselves becoming 'guides' to living in this environment. I'm personally OK with that. If a few native Americans hadn't taken the newly arrived pale faces under their wing and taught them how to survive those first few harsh years in a new land history might have been written differently. Change is inevitable. Therefore I grudgingly embrace my new role as unofficial county agent, fence expert, pasture stocking...


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