Austin

I am known as a chicken who likes to fly the coop every so often, so when I had the chance to visit Austin for the weekend I jumped at the opportunity.  It wasn’t a traditional funky, weird Austin style get-away but fun just the same.  I played creeper in the night by taking pictures…

Show Time!

The Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show was a highlight of my youth from the time I was around 8 years old until I was 17.  I showed broilers, of course. Always held in late March the weather is cold, windy and wet but never enough to dampen the lively atmosphere and contagious excitement of hundreds…

Ropers

My husband was a professional calf roper for around 20 years.  While he was pounding the rodeo trail across the American mid-west during the eighties I was braiding My Little Ponies tail and pretending to be John Wayne.  In the early nineties he was winning belt buckles, saddles and cash whilst I was lip-syncing to…