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By Slim Randles Down at the sale barn Saturday, the think tank had coagulated there with coffees to go to celebrate spring. Doc and Dud had their dogs with them,...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles When the Rafter E branded recently, a bunch of us went out to help. It's a badge of pride to have worked your way up the branding ladder. As a kid,...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles My first wife came from a ranching family way back up in the hills and had a cousin, Ted, who was a hounddog man. I talked my way into hunting with...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles There was Doc, just cruising around slowly on a warm Saturday, alone with his thoughts, which kinda centered around "I sure am lucky to live here."...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles There could be lots of reasons Martin' chose to become the "crossing sergeant." Oh, there have been rumors that she may give Martin' a hard time at...

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Home Country

Slim Randles It happened just the other day for the first time since ... Halloween? Yeah, around then. Sun. Yes, the sun came out and put the tiniest tickle of...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles Janice Thomas came in the Mule Barn for breakfast the other day, and sat at the counter for the first time. She usually gets one of the tables, or a...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles I was one of the half-dozen guys holding Isaac Okleasik's sled down while his dozen-plus sled dogs were screaming and lunging. It was the first...

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Home Country

by Slim Randles   Marjorie Pincus looked out the front window at her husband, Marvin, and smiled. No matter how old he gets, she thought, he'll always be the boy I...

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Home Country

By Slim Randles Billy slowly raised one eyelid and looked around. Boots and Desdemona, Aunt Ada's cats, were curled up, one against his belly and one against his...

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Home Country

Slim Randles  Steve reached up and put his cup of coffee on the floor of the turret in his cabin, then climbed the ladder until both he and the coffee were...