Posts Tagged ‘rodeo’

Had to be, wanna be … it’s all the same shit when you gotta be.” — A drunk cowboy at the Fourth of the July party. He was talking about having to clear a steer in under 5 seconds to win lots of money back in the day at some rodeo in Colorado, but these […]

I think I’m still drunk … I should probably go to a rodeo. – J-Dubz, doing his best (good-hearted) impression of me hungover this morning

I spent Sunday at the Colfax Jr. Rodeo. Now that high school rodeo season is over (except for nationals in Wyoming next month), it’s junior rodeo season, meaning 0-18yo can compete. On Sunday, I watched Ty chutedog, steer wrestle and ride a bull, and Sophia, Abigail and Raven all rode barrels. I left before Ty […]

Also from the weekend: Ty riding bulls, Spud does a jig and the cooler looks amazing.

Ty made nationals for steer-wrestling and almost made nationals for bull riding. Here’s two of his bulls from the weekend.

This is how you rodeo. At the high school rodeo, all the cowboys are like 16, and all their dads are married, so I had to amuse myself somehow.

I love these candid shots Janie took of me last weekend. They’re not exactly flattering, but they’re pretty telling as to who I am. Someone with bad posture and a frizzy, curly ponytail, who’s always got a beer in hand and is often surrounded by chidren. I also like the reflection of Levi in the […]

They’re coming back in three weeks, for the Colfax Junior Rodeo, in which the girls can compete.

Spent this weekend with Janie and Levi and all their kids (except Chase and Raven) at the Colfax High School Rodeo. Here’s Ty taking down a steer. He placed second by a few tenths of a second. That’s my sister screaming for him.


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