Clark's Stories

The Timber Creek Buck

The Timber Creek Buck
            Dad had a lot of roads he liked to drive during hunting season where he might have a chance at getting a shot at a buck. He was past th...

Best Breakfast Ever

Best Breakfast Ever
            Looking back through these stories that I’m writing, I notice that talking about food is a favored subject that occupies a fair amount ...

Did You See How I Did That?

Did You See How I Did That?
            My good friend, Brent Staker, brought his young son, Nate, up to the cow camp so that I could have a partner to help me in my riding fo...

Bits and Pieces

               I thought I would share a few things I have observed in nature, just bits and pieces that are pretty much un-related, are in no part...

Slick Ears

Slick Ears
            A runnin’ iron in the old days of the open range was used a lot more than today and for bad as well as good, but it is still used today...

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 4

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 4
            Another of the real rewards of cowboying is working outdoors in the grandeur of nature. Of course it’s not always good weather and the ...

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 3

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 3
             “The rope is the cowboy’s tool,” well spoken words from one of my favorite cowboy artists, George of Prescott, Arizona. The knowhow an...

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 2

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 2
Finding and bringing back stray cattle is rewarding. Cattle can get a long way from where they ought to be sometimes.  Binoculars are a handy tool ...

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 1

The Rewards of Cowboying - Part 1
            I never considered myself to be a true cowboy, as a matter of fact I know I am not or ever was one.  It takes a long time of full time ...

The Buffalo Steak - Part 2

The Buffalo Steak - Part 2
           We were up before light, and got already, ate some peanut butter and honey sandwiches Irene made for us, then left the tent and started ...

The Buffalo Steak - Part 1

The Buffalo Steak - Part 1
            One fall, a good friend of mine, Richard Dewey, called me from his home in Provo, Utah.  He was the author of “PORTER ROCKWELL a Biogra...

Broken Ribs

Broken Ribs
            I was told, when I really got into horses, that it would only be a matter of time ‘till I got some bones broke. It just comes with the ...