Saving Water in a Drought By Carolyn White The ranch guest—I think her name was Millicent—stared at me with her mouth open. Her jaw grazed the elegant silk scarf that was draped around her neck. “The what?” she asked, wrinkling … Continue reading →
Author Archives: Carolyn White
About Carolyn WhiteCarolyn White has been a freelance writer and photographer since 1985. She is a regular contributor to Rocky Mountain Fence Post magazine. After twenty years in the mountains of Idaho, she now lives in Colorado.
One Shot Deserves Another By Carolyn White Tree!” Tina hollered, grabbing a handful of low-hanging branches and letting them go. I ducked, burying my face against Bonnie’s mane as they whipped over my head. Straightening in the saddle, I scolded, … Continue reading →
Meetin’ Cowboy Roy’s Relatives By Carolyn White Eleven heads turned as we entered room 211 of St. Luke’s Medical Center in Boise. Everyone’s eyebrows went up. Outside an arena, I had never seen so many people dressed entirely in western … Continue reading →
Among the Playful Hunters By Carolyn White Photos courtesy of Carolyn White Hunting season was finally over at the isolated ranch where I worked in the Nez Perce National Forest. I’d been up by four o’clock nearly every morning since … Continue reading →
My trainer in guide school had warned me that saddle horses tied together on a trail are among the stupidest animals on earth.
Hitch a seasoned pack mule between them and they’re usually fine, but left on their own “they turn plum’ idiot,” he’d observed dryly while stuffing tobacco into his lip. Continue reading →