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Updated on September 26, 2010
Ooooww!, rickzimmerman 2010
Ooooww!, rickzimmerman 2010

“Nice going, Horsie!

Would it have hurt you to pick up your hooves just a little bit more on those last few hundred yards through the canyon?

Or have you forgotten what Chiracahua war-bonnets looked like? Maybe you thought that long line of bows and spears along the red rock rim was just a fancy palisade erected by some misguided sodbuster with a landscape-design degree?

Have you already forgotten how close Cochise and his braves came to taking both our scalps at last Tuesday’s ambush? And I noticed you’ve been doggin’ it for quite a while, Horsie! Why, we couldn’t even take third place at last month’s rope-n-ride!

Well, forget any thoughts of feedbags full of fresh oats, my friend! You had better start getting your equine act together! You’ll be lucky to get even a brief brushdown tonight!

Oh, and one more thing — do you have any idea what happened to that last piece of beef jerky I was saving for the ride back to the fort?”


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      rickzimmerman 7 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Not to worry, he'll probably have the last (horse) laugh, when he tosses Mr. Arrow-head in the fort's water trough.

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      poetvix 7 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      Lol. Poor horsie, he escapes wild indians, barely, only to find he be deprived of food! Giggles this really made me smile. Thank you.

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      rickzimmerman 7 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Thanks, CM. We all need to learn to laugh a bit more, and let the shrieking fade away.

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      Christina M. Castro 7 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      I'd say Giddy-up Partner!!! Having fun with your cheerful hubs- so much better than those serious politically minded hubbers. Good Drawings too!