Tag Archives: farm humor

Billie Jean duh Mule


Mules seem to come in two flavors . . . good or bad, with not much room for in between. Billie Jean was one of the good ones, though when I started her, the two of us sometimes seemed like … Continue reading

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The Breeze


Now just because things could be pretty tough on the ULC didn’t mean we never had any fun. In fact, sometimes we had a good laugh when things were at their worst. Case in point was the day of the … Continue reading

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So dry you can’t stand the mud!


In their 1999 review of my book, Cowboy Romance (of horsesweat & hornflies) Western Horseman Magazine stated that good cowboy humor is usually wry, dry and witty. What they failed to mention is that good cowboy humor is more often … Continue reading

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As The Hairbrains Turn


PEOPLE WHO ARE not in the cattle business have mental images of what real cowboys are like. Despite Madison Avenue/Hollywood stereotypes, cowboys are people and come in as many different personalities as folks in any other profession. However, one particular … Continue reading

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Mechanic’an


This story (about yours truly) is further proof that you should not let cowboys anywhere near farm equipment…even if it is only to feed the cows! About the only thing worse than playing farmer is playing mechanic. Sort of reminds … Continue reading

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Cowboys Vs. Farmers


I HAVE A PHILOSOPHY given to me bynan old cowboy who said, “Cowboys should never farm and farmers should never handle cows.” I believe him not just because I have always felt that the only good tractor is one with … Continue reading

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