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Archive for July, 2009

Early Morning TV

I arrived at KWGN Channel 5 at six this morning, made up and ready to talk books. It’s always fun to visit a news room–I get a particular kick out of the weather person standing in front of a blank blue or green screen, showing where the high-pressure areas are, and so forth. It took me a long time to realize that the commentator can see the temperatures, etc., on the monitor. :) Duh.

I chatted with Ann Lauricello, who has interviewed me before. She’s a gracious professional and makes the whole experience very easy.

After the interview, my friend Debbie

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Dateline: Cheyenne Frontier Days

This is not only the first chance I’ve had to write this blog, my friends, it is the first chance I’ve had to get online. I wanted to send off a few words to you about my experiences before getting back to work on “Tate”.

I attended the rodeo yesterday–it is one of the most famous in the world–“The Daddy of Them All”–and a lot of the riders’ names I heard were names I recognized from the National Finals in Vegas.

The weather was perfect–at least in the morning. Partly cloudly, partly sunny, and not too hot.

In the early

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.