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Out Our Way: Why ride fence?

Isaiah 5:20 "Woe to them who call evil good and good evil; that put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter"

Out our way, one of our regular routines was to "ride fence." Charlie and I would ride along the fence line looking for places where the fence was down. Sometimes the barbed wire had broken, sometimes a fence post or two had come loose and fallen over - but in any case, there was a gap in the fence where cattle could wander off and be lost. No sane rancher or farmer is going to ignore a broken fence if they want to keep their herd or crop...

 

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