Retirement

When he wants to retire, if a cowboy is your spouse Remember that you’ll have him hangin’ round the house He’s underfoot all day, and like a two-year-old he asks About a million questions as I go about my tasks… “Why do you punch the buns down? How come they take so long? What is …

First Waltz

All his life he’s been there for his daughter He’d hold her and rock her to sleep And waltz her around in the kitchen To a long-forgot 3 a.m. beat Now those old memories are returning As he slowly walks her to your side He’ll step back when the first song starts playing For he’s …

Goose Egg

  We’d made a wild and hard old run A thousand miles or more And I’m sittin’ high in the average With just one pony more On his withers sat my riggin’ Just where it ought to set And I got a go out of the box As good as you could get Reversing in …

The One Who Checks the Pens

When it comes to feedin’ calves There’s a lot of things one needs Like sheltered corrals and drainage, Clean water and good feed. And in spite of k.d. lang, Much to cattlemen’s relief, Most of the population’s Still into eatin’ beef. But with truckin’ and the banker, Feed and vet bills to be paid And …