Jolly Ole St. Nick sure takes lots of shapes.
As a seven-year-old connoisseur of cowboy boots, it bothered us that Santa Claus had the “strangest boots.” They were actually black plastic leggings sewed onto red pants that drooped over brown shoes.
It was tell-tale sign there was something fishy. Continue reading →
Las Vegas may not have been the gold mine, but 10 days there proved profitable for one Kansas cowgirl.
Jeanne Anderson of White City has just returned from the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas where she collected five checks totaling $33,461. Continue reading →
“It’s beautiful day for a parade.”
“Thanks for coming. We sure appreciate you weathering the weather to be here.”
Those frequent acknowledgements, even if one repeated as snide, came from the inconceivably-large number of parade watchers as heavy rain dripped from their umbrellas, hats, and many uncovered-heads. Continue reading →
An initial shout of “Hurray” came last week from a substantial number of horse owners.
But groans from other horsemen and welfare activists quickly countered the ovation.
Those responses arose when Congress lifted a ban on funding horse meat inspections. Continue reading →
Kansas had strong representation at the recent National Finals Steer Roping in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Two-time world champion Rocky Patterson, Pratt, went into the finals in second place with the intent to move up one notch and continue his two-year championship streak. Continue reading →