Cowboy Christmas

It’s here again.

The Fourth of July—Independence Day, picnics and fireworks and Cowboy Christmas. Two hundred and thirty-eight years ago our country was founded and despite rumors to the contrary, we’re still going strong.

 

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The picnics and fireworks give normal people a way to celebrate with family get togethers and sparklers, potato salad and hotdogs, meeting in the park, on the river or in their backyards.Our_pre-July_4th_picnic_NOLA

Rodeo cowboys and cowgirls do things a little different. They celebrate by getting in their trucks and, for close to ten days, drive almost non-stop to compete at as many rodeos as they can.

It is exhausting, exasperating, exhilarating and so much fun. Called Cowboy Christmas because the chance of winning a ton of money is there for anyone who’s determined enough and tough enough to claim it.

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So here’s to the cowboys and cowgirls, whether they’re competing on the professional level, at amateur rodeos or on the Senior-Pro circuit. We’re cheering for you.

For those who are entered over the Fourth of July–Let ‘er rip!

How about you all? Anyone have fun plans for the Fourth?