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Out Our Way: Prairie jellyfish - Psalm 73


Last updated 8/28/2020 at 7:49am

Out our way, there are various predators to face. Doc and I have run into coyotes, snakes, and even mountain lions. But the "prairie jellyfish" frightened ole Doc more than any of them when he first met up with one.

What is a "prairie jellyfish?" It is one of those plastic bags from the grocery store that escaped the trash can and is blown across the prairie, flapping loudly in the wind and racing along the ground. To a horse unused to the sight and sound, it is downright terrifying. But there is a cure.

My buddy, Rick, rigged up an old fishing pole and attached a bag to the tip. Then he...

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