The hat’s eye view of Polly’s new job
High gas prices got you swearing you’ll go back to mule wagon? Well, before you call me about trading in your vehicle, come rake hay with mule Polly and Trent Loos…
Lakota Elder Janice Red Willow speaks with mule Polly
Hisle, South Dakota
Mule Polly and I were recently guests of Lakota Elder Janice Red Willow. Listen as Janice pronounces the names of common prairie animals in her Native Lakota…
Wanblee, South Dakota
Ranchers are big burly guys that twist barbed wire and rope steers, right? Then why is Ralph Porch walking around with a giant baby bottle full of warm milk? Listen to Ralph Porch explain
how some days he gets to be the momma cow…
Polly and The Iron Caterpillar Outside Seneca, NE
Following the BNSF (Burlington, Northern, Santa Fe) railroad through the Nebraska Sandhills, I wonder what life’s like aboard the rumbling iron caterpillar. I see them passing me by as mule Polly and I walk through the grass covered sand dunes. Then I met Gene Hansen.
Signing a copy of the “Too Proud” travel book atop the Harlan County Dam South of Republican City, Nebraska
Hot food. It’s always on my mind as…
“Too Proud to Ride a Cow”
By Mule Across America
UNC-TV will feature “Too Proud to Ride a Cow”, the account of Bernie’s last coast-to-coast mule voyage, on “North Carolina Bookwatch”. Click here to see when you can hear Bernie explain how, as an author, mule Woody wasn’t the only thing he had to tie down…
Double-headed calf #1
Out here on the Plains, lots of folks are sharing their collections with me. I’ve even started my own…
South of Rochford, SD
It’s okay for a mule traveler to take color photos. Still, some
are better in black and white…
There’s no sign marking where the Lost Sea starts and stops.
There sure are a bunch out here though……
If you’re thinking South Dakota critters, you’re thinking antelope, prairie dogs, buffalo, deer and mules, right? How about a 17-foot long ocean going turtle…?
Scenic, South Dakota
Feeling bold – like you can’t be unhorsed?
Rodeo legend Twila Merrill recently explained to mule Polly and me that that there ain’t a cowgirl that can’t be throwed…