We all walk ancientrails. Welcome to the journey.

Jumping Horses

Winter                            First Moon of the New Year Sometimes you do something for one reason and have an unexpected outcome.  Tonight was like that for me. The Great Western Stock Show, Colorado’s winter State Fair-like celebration of things Western, has become my time to visit with the grandkids.  I take the kids to a couple of […]

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The Triangle Hotel

Winter                        First Moon of the New Year Worked this morning on the novel.  Finally finished editing all the stuff I’d written before and got back to actual writing.  A bit of stop and go, flushing out the pipes, reorienting the fiction side of my brain, but a page or two got put into bytes before […]

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The Hereford Queen

Winter                                                               Full Moon of The Cold Month   0 degrees Here’s a picture I took with my cell phone at the Great Western Stock Show.  That’s the Hereford Queen in white, all white.    Confusing.  Yesterday I had cold symptoms that I had to knock back for Kate’s party.  Thank you Dayquil.  Today most of the […]

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West Colfax and the Wild West

Winter                                       Waxing Moon of the Cold Month Gabe and Ruth asked for us to come over tonight.  We did.  We went with Jon and Jen and Ruth and Gabe to an art teacher’s art show.  It was in the ‘hood, just off west Colfax, the Latino part of that very long street, not too far […]

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Trappin’

Winter                   Waxing Cold Moon Got to the stock show at about 7:30 am today.  I was early enough that there was no one checking passes or tickets, exhibitioners had not yet come and there was only one place serving food.  And it hadn’t opened for business. Reminded me of the trips I used to take […]

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Today: Miss Rodeo Utah

Wmter               Waxing Cold Moon Though I chose the Cold Moon name for this full moon, Colorado isn’t.  Cold that is.  Here in the Mile High City the temperature yesterday was 58. Confusing to this northern boy who had on too much clothing. At Smashburger yesterday, I sat waiting on my hot dog.  Smashburger is a […]

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A Day at the Stock Show

Winter                     New Moon (Cold Moon) One day at the stock show under my belt.  Jon and Jen, Ruth and Gabe and I boarded a shuttle at the Doubletree Hotel.  The first guy I talked to was from Detroit Lakes.  He used to bring cattle down here, but stopped in 2004. At the stock show we […]

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The Horse

Winter                   New Moon (cold M00n) At breakfast this morning I sat two tables away from Miss Rodeo Wisconsin.  I know this because she had a big sash on that said so.  She looked like a wholesome gal and a good choice. I’m not at the Doubletree.  Instead, I learned my reservation was for the Courtyard […]

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