Jesus Rode a Burro

Jesus Rode a Burro

There’s a massacre of sorts going on in Texas.  While at the Virginia conference, I met Marjorie Farabee, founder of the Wild Burro Protection League, among her many other titles.  I spotted Marjorie just as she arrived at the Equine Conference; she was easy to spot.  She was wearing a magnificent, hand-made sort of pauncho-vest, the kind you’d only see in Texas, or maybe New Mexico.  When I complimented her on it, she replied:  “Well, I’m from Texas, after all….”  Right on.  Texas is an almost iconic state among the many in the States.  (How many Westerns did you watch as a child celebrating the mystique of the West, the cowboy, and a love of the land and all its indigenous critters that made the Lone Star state into what it is today?)  That’s why I was horrified to learn

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