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3 inspiring audiobook recommendations for runners

I really hit the audiobook list hard last week (see my training journal) and finished three separate books (along with several podcasts). I was able to draw inspiration and food for thought from all three books as I train for running longer distances. Definitely happy to add these to my book list. One key I’ve […]

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Cowboy Ethics – Not just a Code of the West

Have you read Cowboy Ethics – a book focused on showing the financial world how far they have moved away from the values and principles that some of this country’s greatest heroes lived for? Originally, I bought the book because I was intrigued by the photography of the American West, but as soon as I opened the book […]

Book Review: Lessons From A Desperado Poet – Baxter Black

Lesson #20: Remember, often it’s not ability, it’s reliability. The world is run by those who show up. Back in February while at the the National Cattle Industry Convention, I had the opportunity to meet Baxter Black and receive a copy of his latest book – Lessons from a Desperado Poet: How to find you […]

Book Review: We Pointed Them North

Kinda proud of myself, I have been a bit more committed to my Readings and Ruminations book list recently. Last week I finished another first-hand account from a Cowboy on the trail in the late 1800s. We Pointed Them North is a collection of tales from Edward Charles (Teddy Blue) Abbott, as he told them […]

Book Review: The Worst Hard Time

Not sure if you have checked out my Readings and Ruminations book list lately, but I have shared my thoughts on some recent reads. My latest book to complete is The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. Despite some long chapters, this book is a definite page-turner for anyone interested in stepping into the shoes […]

Cowboy Romance (of horsesweat and hornflies)

Just warms your heart, don’t it? As I’ve told ya’ll before, I love to read others’ first-hand accounts of ranch life. Van Horn Texas Cowboy and “agritainer”, Bob Kinford (web, blog, facebook, twitter) shares his accounts of cowboy lifestyle through his books like Cowboy Romance (Amazon) — the lastest addition to my Readings and Ruminations booklist. […]

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