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Special Feature: Mousie Takes You Bull-Riding

Posted in American Sports, Animals, Death, Fun and Entertainment, Guest Post, Life, Personal power, Pets, Pro athletes, Rodeo, Tradition, Traveling, Video Clips with tags , , , , on December 5, 2014 by Morguie

 

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Hey there Everybody! So nice to see you again…I am subbing for CJ while she and her Cowboy are over in Las Vegas attending the National Finals Rodeo.

Today, I bring to you a couple of short clips,  to give you  a glimpse of CJ’s favorite rodeo event, the bull-riding.  This is a super-crazy way to make a living…what do ya think, y’all?

 If a rider stays on for 8 seconds and earns enough points, he gets a paycheck. If he don’t…he goes away without.  Bull-riders travel the circuit all year long, hoping to garner a place in the Finals. Most bull-riders are done riding by their mid-thirties, and even then they are ‘long-in-the-tooth’ for this rough life. They get gored, thrown, stomped, crushed, and sometimes…killed.

(Hey! Come to think of it…when Chester, the mortuary cat is on the prowl, I take the very same risks, myself!)

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These cowboys sure take a beating…I think I’ll just be “happy” to continue out-pacing old Chester, thank you very much. Besides, the crackers are worth the risk, I think.

 

 

Thanks for coming by to see my post!

Have a great day!

Hugs,  xxxx Morguie xxxx

‘How ’bout them Cowboys…’

Posted in Animals, Celebrities, Fun and Entertainment, Life, Rodeo, Tradition, Traveling with tags , , , on December 4, 2014 by Morguie
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Can’t believe it is time to go back to Cowboy Town for the  2014 National Finals Rodeo. What can we say?  We have a weakness for the danger and excitement of man vs. beast in an arena. A rodeo arena.

We would have a terrible time at a Mexican Bullfighting arena, however.  No no no no!!!!  No can do— watching that level of man vs. beast excitement. NO WAY, José!

But…we must confess, in Caesar’s time, we would probably have had season tickets at the Coliseum…only due to the fact that it would have been sort of expected of us (ummm, mandated or otherwise pressured by the locals).

You know…’when in Rome, do as the Romans do…’

C J  loves those cowboys, and enjoys cheering them all on…she often wonders what their poor mamas must be doing to keep from going insane with worry over their sons who choose to work within a hoof-stomp of death

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So she’s off to Sin City once again…the annual pilgrimage in keeping with a tradition of following the National Finals Rodeo…yeeehawwwww!  Mousie will be left to his own devices…also left to the responsibility of behaving himself…oy vay…

 

Cheers Y’all!

 

©C.S.Thompson, 2014.

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