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If These Fences Could Talk…


December 29, 2021

By Abby Majerus,

Snowy Mountain FADC

Checking fences, seems like a never-ending chore. Repairing damage done by winter’s drifts, tighten loose wires stretched by the constant passage of deer and antelope, replace posts swept away during the spring thaw. Often fixing fence becomes a great substitution for meditation or therapy. There is something relaxing and freeing about this task, alone on the prairie with just your thoughts and the wind.

Sometimes when an old rusted piece of wire falls apart in my hand, I can’t help but wonder who put that piece of wire there when it was shiny and n...

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