De' fliengde Vuogtlänn'r

Observations, rants, etc. from a guy who really gets around.


Cowboy Wisdom

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight, and bull-strong.

Keep skunks, bankers, and lawyers at a distance.

Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.

Meanness don' just happen overnight.

Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.

Never corner something that you know is meaner than you.

It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You cannot unsay a cruel word.

Every path has a few puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Most of the stuff people worry about never happens anyway.

Don't judge folks by their relatives.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life. Then, when you get older and think back, you can enjoy it a second time.

Never mess with something that ain't bothering you.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing do to is stop digging.

Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

There are no winners in a jalapeño-eating contest.

The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every morning.

Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from poor judgement.

Lettin' the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin' it back in.

If you think you're a person with influence, try bossin' someone else's dog around.