Getting paid to panic – I mean speak in public

I did my first paid speaking gig over the weekend. Only one person fell asleep, so I considered it a success. I was on a panel for a discussion called Being Cowboy in a Digital World at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, along with Jessica Hedges of Oregon and Jessie Veeder of North … Continue reading Getting paid to panic – I mean speak in public

Being Cowboy in a Digital Age

I don't see myself as a liaison between the ranching world and city dwellers. I don't use my blog or Facebook posts to explain our way of life to non-agricultural consumers. I mostly blog to amuse myself and make fun of my friends. I always blog with a pretty strong self-censor, too, because if outsiders … Continue reading Being Cowboy in a Digital Age

Mrs. Young III: the new (and hopefully improved) Miss Laubacher

After a two-year hiatus, I'm back at the blog machine. Not to be confused with the fog machine. Not that anyone was likely to get those confused. Not that those two have anything to do with each other. Sorry I mentioned that. Hope I didn't cloud anyone's thought process. Since my last blog post, I … Continue reading Mrs. Young III: the new (and hopefully improved) Miss Laubacher