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

Under the Wire

To worry … or not

A few years ago, a friend of mine retired and moved to town. He had spent his entire life to that point on a ranch. I was curious how he would handle the change in life style. After several months had passed, I asked him how it was going. “The biggest change in my life,” he responded. “Now when I get up in the morning I don’t care what the weather is going to do that day.” I’m a long way from retirement, but his answer did make me think how things can be so important to you one day and not mean a hill of beans the next.

Last spring we had some calves born here on the ranch. Practically from th...


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