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I like my boats,

I think they’re cool,

But there’s something not quite right,

I tend to feel,

A little sick,

So I’ll stay on land, all right?


Blessings, Bivalves, Blame

Some of my timing was off—I have only two ovens. But I think I came into the Thanksgiving meal as open-hearted as I ever am (period,) and I felt like I meant it when I told the family— both sides, all siblings, all parents— that they were welcome to offer a blessing of their choice before I started around with the platter of turkey, as long as they said it silently, so we could all live and let live, man. 375 more words


Jon's copy right beef hits Bleeding Cool News!

Episode 165

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Never a dull moment

I was in South Dakota for a bucking bull futurity last weekend.  If that isn’t exciting enough, there were a few moments when the bulls decided to not cooperate, and made things interesting…. 177 more words


MBBA at Shippy Ranch

Randy and Jennie Shippy held their third annual MBBA (that’s midwest bucking bull association).  It was my second one.  The local wrestling team has a concession stand, and people from all over enter their bucking bulls for prize money.  686 more words


It's a small, small world

I think it was last weekend when Randy and Jennie Shippy had three bulls for sale on some online auction site.  One of the bulls, named Midnight Express (awesome bull name) was purchased by a contractor in Tennessee which happens to be a guy that commissioned me to paint a couple of his bulls for him. 178 more words


Pray for Mercy!

Jennie Shippy says this is the name of the bull who tried opening this rider up with his head and feet.  I thought it was appropriate.  94 more words