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Under the Wire

Finally, a spring column

 

April 13, 2022



"In the Spring time a young man's thoughts turn to thoughts of ... "

I know how this often quoted saying is supposed to end. I also know that Spring has different meaning for different people. I'll bet though, that everyone in cattle country has one thought come to mind as spring approaches. Fence fixing! Good old back breaking, glove tearing fence repair.

Most of cattle country gets a fair share of snow in the winter. The mountains get more depth than the wind driven storms on the plains, but the end result is the same. Wire is pulled loose from posts or broken, posts rotted off...



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