CLARENDON, Texas (PRWEB) March 02, 2012
Engaging, compelling and filled with insights, Memoirs of a Texas Cowboy shares the good old days of author James Robinson. Reliving the details of his life story that revolved around a Texan ranch he grew up in, Robinson exposes both the exciting and the humdrum experiences of a typical all-American cowboy.
Well-versed with ranching since he was about six years old, Robinson became fascinated with the art of horseback riding and the many skills and virtues it can develop. Early on, he knew that all he wanted was to become a cowboy the moment he first stepped onto a saddle. While horseback riding did not provide him with material riches, it, however, fulfilled his heart’s desire. Ranching sufficed him with a wealth beyond compare—happiness. Having lived an exciting and extraordinary life, he had gotten to ride hundreds of miles and covered thousands of acres over the years.
His passion took him to mesmerizing places that people would not normally see from the highways. In this release, he recollects fun and awe-inspiring memories from his first ride to his first fall, from the hard but lesson-filled times of the 50’s drought to the rewarding years of growing old as a cowboy in Texas.
In 2003, the author was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and could no longer get on a horse. “That hurt more than anything, but I still had a lifetime of memories,” says Robinson. These precious memories are fondly relived in this absorbing memoir that everyone will enjoy. Equipped with informative facts about ranching and peppered with humorous cowboy anecdotes, Memoirs of a Texas Cowboy will take readers on an enthralling ride as it sweeps from ranches of deep canyons, brushy flats, to creeks, springs, and high mesas.
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About the Author
James Robinson graduated from Texas A&M in animal science. He learned a lot, but they didn’t teach him anything about working cattle, dragging calves, or how to get on a young horse. He learned all that at the “University of Hard Knocks”. It had been entertaining. He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2003. He is grateful for his dad who gives him the chance to follow his dreams.
Memoirs of a Texas Cowboy * by James Robinson
Publication Date: January 22, 2010
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