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A Lesson I Learned At The Gate

As my cowboy and I have been spending time together outside working calves, I have pondered the amazing lessons that can be learned at the gate.

On our particular outfit, there are too many gates to count and a variety of them at that.

Why don’t these cowboys buy the same type of gate for every hole and just change the dimensions? But nooooo…. This gate has a flip latch. This gate needs tugged to the right. This gate needs lifted up A LOT before you can even open it. This one won’t open unless you jiggle the thing-a-ma-jigger twice. You get the idea… Then my cowboy yells in indiscriminate word...


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