Monthly Archives: March 2016

Profile Response: Joseph Dial, San Antonio, TX

Categorize Joseph Dial at your own peril. He is a cattle rancher whose grandfather imported Brahman cattle to South Texas in 1876. He belongs to the Natural Resource Foundation, “We need our eco-system, yet we allow people to exploit nature … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Adam Turcotte, Ranger Firearms, San Antonio, TX

Adam Turcotte is a nice looking young man with a four-year-old daughter who goes to work in jeans and a checked shirt with a gun on his hip. He manages Ranger Firearms, a comprehensive gun store in San Antonio. “I … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Simms Goff, San Antonio, TX

“Everyone should live a life you don’t have to escape, take a vacation, or retire from.” Simms Goff, an expectant father in his mid-30s, is moving ever closer to realizing that ideal. Simms grew up in the Philippines where his … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Realistic Taxidermy, Hondo, TX

There are many taxidermy shops along U.S. 90 heading toward San Antonio. But when I saw the mammoth stuffed elk in the open door of an industrial building during a long day of riding, I decided to take a break … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Jesse Tillotson, Uvalde, TX

Jesse Tillotson is a voracious reader. Make that listener. These days, the home schooled Wyoming native who spent his youth exploring the outdoors, lived independently since age seventeen, and eventually got a GED, spends hours driving through South Texas gas … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College Students, Del Rio, TX

  Kevin Young had a biology class to teach the evening I spent with his family. When he returned from class we spent several hours talking about today and tomorrow. The following day, he sent me these responses to my … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Kevin Young, Del Rio, TX

  Kevin Young met his wife April when she invited him to a Girls Choice dance in high school. April was too shy to talk before the dance, so they exchanged notes. In one, she revealed her dream to move … Continue reading

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