A Texas Elegy by Don Johnson
Approx. 26,110 words.
Published on February 25, 2011.
This is a story of Texas — the way it was — the way it can never be again. The old time cowboy life is rapidly disappearing from Texas, disappearing under the pressure of new methods and new technology. Here is the story of Whit Rutherford and his little crowd of cowboys who try to keep things as they were. They fail of course, but it was a grand fight while it lasted.