Dad’s saddle was hanging on a garage rafter ever since we can remember.
He’d kept it as sole reminder of his horses when moving to town after having a farm sale in the mid-’40s. Dad (Clarence Buchman) was a cowboy, without a horse, but always proud of his saddle. Continue reading →
Nearly every farm boy and girl, and nearly every teenage cowboy and cowgirl wants a new flatbed for their pickup.
It’s an expense many can’t afford, and even better than having a new flatbed for a teenager’s pickup is to build it personally. Continue reading →
Who has the most powerful garden tractor in the Midwest?
There’s heavy debate among the professional lawn mowing professionals, those who spend hours every week mowing their own lawns, the big gardeners and others who get a kick out of supping up their old and more modern garden tractors and lawn mowers. Continue reading →
“That cowboy sure has a face for radio.”
“That cowboy sure doesn’t have a voice to announce rodeos.” Continue reading →
“Saving one horse won’t change the world, but it will change the world for that one horse.”
Proof comes in the work of Brenda Grimmett at B&C Equine Rescue, Inc., Carbondale. Continue reading →
“The orchard never did produce very many apples.”
A handful of small apple trees were in the quarter-acre west of our home when we moved here 44-plus years ago. Continue reading →