Friday night rodeos in Archer City were a time of hand-wringing worry for Lona, who often chose to listen to the announcer from her kitchen window rather than bear to watch her sons fall off a horse in the arena. Now 102 years old, she finds peace in prayer. Her son, Bob, turned to poetry to capture the excitement of his rodeo days…. Read some of that poetry tomorrow Friday, October 4, 2013 in our new section, Rhymes and Rhythms.
Then check out the newest addition to On Becoming a Writer as a young woman faces a world of unknown experiences and people in Archer City, Texas, discovering what it takes to become a writer and the value that fear can have in life and in her work. Read her tale tomorrow Friday, October 4, 2013.