Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Children's book penned by local rancher spins amusing tale on four wheels

It's not easy being a rancher. It's even more difficult being a rancher's truck. Oh, the stories they could tell...Well, thanks to long-time Cuero rancher Stayton Weldon, at least one truck did get to tell his story. After years of making up stories to tell his grandchildren, Weldon finally wrote down those stories, which was turned into the children's book "Whitey on the Ranch." Told from the truck's point of view, who was nicknamed Whitey (which "should immediately have shown me the intelligence and mind-set of my owner," as Whitey puts it), the book is based on Weldon's real-life experiences with his truck over the years...more

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