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Things Don’t End Well When a City Girl Goes to the Rodeo

testingThings Don’t End Well When a City Girl Goes to the Rodeo

Waiting for the rodeo to start at Ft. Worth’s Cowtown Coliseum, I had all sorts of romantic musings. I watched the young contestants in their teens and twenties pace before the competition, participant numbers blowing on their backs, Skoal tobacco rings in their pockets, spurs clicking on the cement–almost like tap shoes. They all had […]

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A Cowboy’s Heirloom: It’s not What You’d Expect

testingA Cowboy’s Heirloom: It’s not What You’d Expect

Given the stunning tooling on a saddle and the engraving on a gun, either of these would be a coveted gift from father to son. But no, it’s the utilitarian spur that is handed down between generations. Perhaps because of the pure function it conveys a coming of age? The National Cowboy & Western Heritage […]

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