January 25, 2019

I want a romance like a great western where the cowboy risks everything to build a life for his family and just as the cattle are ready to ride to market the floods come in the night and almost carry them all away but the wife goes into the fields with her husband and works with him to close the gate and move the herd and they save the ranch from certain ruin and the next night he sings a cowboy song about lonesome doggies by the fire just as the baby cries from inside the house and a little girl says Mama, the new baby wants to be out here with the family and everyone laughs because they have a new life together and everything will be a wonderful struggle and they know they’re alive and loved. Is it too much to ask for?

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