posted on Jul, 31 2017 @ 11:30 PM
A friend...two small children, fallen on hard times, but refuses to give up. Trying to raise some cattle and a couple horses (horses, why I
Just bad luck after bad luck. Moved to the place of his dreams and ... nothing but bad ju-ju.
In desperation, bought a sickly bull calf (wannabe steer), just to feed the family. It's not doing well. (We raise cattle here).
I'm ready to jump in my truck, hook up the trailer and head up there. It's 11 hours. He doesn't want any help, but he's a good, honest man.
He's tried so hard, never declared bankruptcy or hardship, just keeps trying. Dammit! Just has a black cloud hanging over him. No matter what he
tries, it just goes wrong, and he's such a talented guy too.
I've always been of the mind life is what you make of it, but this guy's experiences are different. He just can't win. No matter how hard he
So.... I'm thinkin' he needs a cowboy intervention, he needs some help. Maybe we should roll with the stock trailers, horses and such, just to
give him a helping hand.
He bought this calf, to raise up and process. Now, it seems the animal has become a "pet", the last thing he needs.
Out on the plains, alone, one night, we've all had a moment of clarity. So many are misguided, even if just a little bit.
Sometimes the desire to just saddle-up and help another is just overwhelming.
Probably wrong, I know, but I can't help it. It is my 'Wyoming way'.