Monday, May 8, 2017

For the Love of Branding

I have literally thousands of pictures of branding this spring.  THOUSANDS!  5 different days of branding and taking so many pictures of busy cowboys (I might have less if they stopped and posed, but I take what I can get...) has made for so many photos to go through and edit. 

I'm certainly not running out of photos, but I feel like I am running out of rocking stories to tell you.  Its not that cool things didn't happen, but I'm just afraid that those details of the day might bore you.  Especially since we do about the same thing every year- we gather the herd, sort out the cows, brand the calves, eat lunch and start over. 

It really is an exciting day that the crew looks forward to every year.  I'd say its their drug of choice that they are going through some seriously withdrawals of roping and riding after a long winter.  They take off across the range, adrenaline flowing, and they can't get enough of it.  They rope all day long until they are so sore they can't keep going.  Then they wake up and do it again.     

The photos are going to keep coming and hopefully the stories come too!  But sometimes, the photos speak for themselves.  As they say, "A photo is worth a thousand words!"

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