RANCH & BORDER

Ranch life. Seasoned with Cowboy Poetry

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May 19, 2020

How does one make that leap from starry-eyed wannabe’, to serious butt-in-the-chair-author with a published dream on book store shelves? This three part blog series will share how David Griffith made that leap from serious cowboy to serious author.

April 27, 2020

There’s an expression in the investing world called, “talking your book.” It’s used for fund managers who try to convince clients that the securities they’re selling are a good buy. Today, I’m going to talk my book, albeit in a somewhat different arena. 

Winter here at...

March 23, 2020

Returning back home from a writing holiday in Mexico was its own adventure, and now we are self-isolating on the ranch due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The good news though is that the first draft of 5th book in the Border Series is complete. Read more...

March 19, 2020

Though our costs and income levels may be different, there are striking similarities between Antonio’s situation and ours. Whether in Texas, Montana, or British Columbia, we all face hard times, and with the current upheaval in the world, the days ahead may be especial...

February 14, 2020

On the other side of a dirt track in the hill country of Guanajuato, Antonio, a local rancher is helping to build a stone wall. He also manages the house where we stay, so I’ve got to know him quite well. He speaks no English, and my Spanish is a work in progress, but...

July 30, 2015

In business, politics, or most any of our other struggles to succeed, there’s a common saying that, “it’s not what you know, but who you know that counts”. I’m sure we’ve all been in situations where those words fit.
A couple months ago I spent some time in the big Sou...

August 4, 2014

Ranches need horses—probably always will, in spite of the four wheel drive pickup and the more-than-handy quads. There are just some jobs that can only be handled by a cowboy on a horse, whether it’s combing rough bush country or roping and doctoring cattle that are mi...

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