Thursday, May 14, 2009
Told Ya So....
Ok....I had inside information but just wanted to make it sound like I was speculating on the immanent demise of the Ranch Supply Store. Like I said yesterday...soon to be gone for good. Cut in the south side of the SW container this morning - then breakfast at the Grub Shack.
Had more warnings of afternoon thunderstorms through the weekend so I shot up to Alpine for some goods. Ran into my buddy EOT http://emilyoftexas.wordpress.com/ at Johnson Feed. Stocked up quick on goods and coasted back home to big clouds building to the south. Passed off some water to Betty and Coke to Chuck then came back to the Field Lab. Got home just in time for the fact checker to call me about the page for the July issue of Texas Monthly. Not a longhorn in sight except for Benita who was right by the house. Her turn to chill out. A bit later I spied a black calf all alone out in the grass. A BIG group came in for a late-late afternoon snack and turns out Carmella is the momma of the lost one...Sergio must be the father.
Had a late afternoon downpour for about a half hour that only amounted to .08" of rain... just enough to cut the dust. Finished off the day chatting with my photog buddy James Evans http://www.bigbendpictures.com/Welcome%20.html from Marathon. TM tapped him to do the photo of me. We hope to nail this early tomorrow morning.