Spring begins in Northeast Oregon like a rambling wreck, in fits and starts. Some days, the sun actually packs heat. Other days, we get every possible condition postal carriers boast they haul mail through — rain, sleet, snow and hail.
Only smart, above average, terrific-looking people read newspapers. Nearly everyone wears shoes. The shoe industry is a great business opportunity when the market includes nearly everyone except hippies, hillbillies and barefoot brides.
Several weeks back I attended the hearing for Dr. Joel Rice and the shooting of seven cows on his property. I sat and listened to a veterinarian give testimony about how two of the cows suffered due to gunshot wounds.