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“All your life every man has wanted to be a cowboy.
Why play Wall Street and die young when you can play cowboy and never die?”

– Will Rogers, July 10, 1931

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Watched this fully restored movie on Netflix today or you can get it on Amazon.  Obviously being a New Mexican it was especially interesting for me.  But typically Gene Autry. There’s more rhythm on the range in Sons of New Mexico (1949 by Columbia Pictures), Gene Autry’s 70th movie. 71…

Cowboy Language Barrier

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From the Western Horseman By Kelli Neubert   Sometimes it’s hard to feel understood in this big, wide world. Granted, I spend a good portion of my time around other people who understand what I do for a living. Their diction involves a lot of equine, bovine and Western terminology. Sure,…

Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet

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By Nicolette Hahn Niman Wall Street Journal People who advocate eating less beef often argue that producing it hurts the environment. Cattle, we are told, have an outsize ecological footprint: They guzzle water, trample plants and soils, and consume precious grains that should be nourishing hungry humans. Lately, critics have…