Sunday, August 14, 2016

I Don't Know...

...what the hell I was thinking. 

Yeah its been a while. Not sure if anyone is even watching this page any more :( Guess I'll just have to go back to work and gain 'em all back!

It's been a year and a half and more of stupidity, blown up shoulders, blown transmissions, humongous vet bills, pneumonia and finding out those who swore loyalty, friendship and partnership were only fine "players" that worked me with their pretty words...and meant not a one. Can you spell 'Sucker' boys and girls? 

It's left me bankrupt and busted in body and spirit. No horses and no scooter neither. Just one damn fool, a bat shit  crazy dog living in a high dollar horse trailer that was supposed to be paid for by horses and partnership... yeah... just a gen-U-whine dumbass.

So... I'm parked in the wilds of western Montana clawing my way out of the hole. Yep! I stopped digging soon as I saw clear how deep the fool already dug the hole. So the good news is, it ain't getting any deeper!

I have another harvest coming up over in eastern Montana in just over a month to start filling that hole back in. THAT work is my "new" to me Raider to start me back on Freedom Road.

A hard nut to Crack will be divesting that high dollar aluminum boondoggle I bought last year. One way or t'other it will get done.

Then it's just one foot in front of the other reconstructing the life I did a fair job of deconstructing!

I have a "plan"... no idea how I'll get it done. Just know that the only way is to start. Pick up my foot and step off the cliff. I'll have to learn to land soft on the way down!


Saturday, May 16, 2015

Well the Changes Have Been Coming Fast and Furious...

Been running hard. 

First, Arlo and me found a small piece of dirt just after he joined me. Just a five acre spot down in Cochise county in Arizona.

That's Tombstone/Wyatt Earp/Geronimo and Cochise country.

Then... a biggie is my new "house"... I made a lightning fast week long run from Colorado to Alabama and back to pick it up.

The old Jayco 5er I've been living in for the past several years is going to my Kid... to be used for living quarters while they build a new house in Missouri...

*2016 Lakota Charger 3 horse*

The biggest part of "The Change" though is the change in what I'll be riding... It's the "thing" that caused all the shakeup in the first place.

This old buster is goin' back to horse.

I discovered after better than five years without that there was a growing hole inside me. After living with horses for the greatest part of my life, I came to realize they weren't something I was able to walk away from.

It came down to a hard choice; Horses or Motorcycles. It could only be one. I'll tell you right here... the choice was as tough as I've ever had to make. How do you choose between joys?

Buuuut... My current economic realities dictated that I had to make a choice. I just couldn't swing both as things are... Horses won...

That new Lakota helps that out since those back three windows are the three stalls of a three horse LQ (Living Quarters) Trailer. The front half or so is the living quarters.

So... for the coming foreseeable future, my winter camp will be in southern Arizona.

I've gotten committed to helping my daughters family move and build in the Missouri Ozarks, at least the first part of this summer.  But then__Hopefully__by late August or early September I'll return to my little patch of dirt I'm calling Cochise Camp... to start building up a simple Cowboy Winter Camp.

Maybe with a little luck I'll sell enough books in the not to distant future to allow me to regain a fresh Bike.

Until then, when something occurs to me I'll post a story here... but... most of my time is going to be spent writing, riding horsehide and building... the stories of that will be posted on my sister site goin' RV Boondocking.

Living with Horses again, and then having a good Motorcycle for my "Run Around" transport would be a pure Joy of life for sure!

Duckin' and Runnin'