When a City Girl Goes Country

By Annette Bridges

I’m not sure why writing about the passing of my very favorite cow has been so very difficult for me to do. I’m not usually at a loss for words. She was certainly worth my effort to give her the tribute she deserved.

Even though I’ve been married to a cattle rancher and living on his family’s ranch for almost 40 years, it was only a few months ago when I embraced the title of “cattle rancher” for myself. And it was my dear “Sis,” as I called her, that made me feel welcome in this world and in her pastures.

I say her pastures because I’m pretty sure my husband would agree when I say she was the leader of our herd. My husband said she was probably the oldest, too.

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