Uprooted Magnolia

Overheard at Brandings and Cattle Drives

Posted in Cowboy, Photography by leahyetter on March 4, 2011

1) When yer stirrups are too short, your knees hurt. When yer stirrups are too long, yer ass hurts. When both yer knees and yer ass hurts, your stirrups are just right.

2) Don’t dig for water under the outhouse.

3) Never miss a good chance to shut up.

4) Always drink upstream from the herd.

5) Don’t squat with yer spurs on.

And my favorite…

6) Don’t drink prune juice when yer thirsty.

Happy Friday everyone!  Remember to always speak your mind, but ride a fast horse!

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  1. RL said, on March 4, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Beautiful shot, love the processing, and great quotes. Thank you.


  2. wherewander said, on March 4, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    Happy friday!!!!! wonderful photos!!!


  3. Victoria Bennett Beyer said, on March 5, 2011 at 8:55 am

    This really is the perfect shot!


  4. […] PS: Patrick is to thank for the title of this blog entry. It’s just one of the many cowboy sayings I’ve learned while out here. This one was a favorite among my girlfriends that sat through […]


  5. Lou Mark said, on April 19, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Leah…….that’s just marvelous. Always wanted to be a cowboy (we have several Remington bronzes-not originals of course) but coming from the northeast that never happened. Just love your photos and commentary.


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