BLOWOUT

Jackson told us how it took 40 years to grass over the blowout caused by farming the sandhill land on his fatherís ranch.

He was proud of that grass, though I donít suppose the effort will pay out in beef in his lifetime.

I donít think that bothers him much.

He never said it, but I got the impression he felt good about paying off his fatherís debts to the land.

Tom Tomas

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