The trailer hitch wasn’t supposed to be there. My mental map didn’t place it properly.
Some say buildings have a soul, others claim an old, dilapidated structure is just what it appears to be — an empty shell. What is it about old buildings that fascinate, that enthrall?
“How’re ya winterin’?” is a common conversation starter in this valley. It dates back to the early days of settlement, as weather often held the key to the rancher’s success.
Most everyone’s view of the West is based on those romanticized, gussied-up versions of this region of the country. Somehow the real picture of a westerner got lost in the shuffle and the qualities that represented those who struggled to make a living on the land receded into the background.
Go ahead. Just try and find at least one unbreakable resolution. Most of the standard ones are impossible to continue after a week or two.
Mixing business with pleasure has always been one of the attractions of Denver’s National Western Stock Show.
Go ahead. Just try and find at least one unbreakable resolution.
Years ago, after moving to this part of the west, we began the old White River tradition of cutting down our own Christmas tree.
Amid stories of bailouts, job losses and economic mayhem, one recent national news story about the growth of library users throughout the county caught my eye.
Not so long ago Meeker was not only known for its deer and elk population, but for the abundance of local human elk callers.
Accounts of life on many of the ranches at the turn of the 19th century usually include humorous remembrances of the animal members of the family, including the farmyard creatures.