A FICTIONAL written by Jayw
Jim and his son Jay owned a large Farm and Ranch combined, down in southwest Ark. bordering the State of Oklahoma. They had several hundreds acres of land, and about 300 head of Poled Herford cattle. They didn't see eye in everything they did, Jim was getting up in years, and he didn't care to make changes, since everything had worked so well for him so far. Jay was young and pretty strong headed, in his own way, he wanted to spend a lot of money, and modernize the farm some, His dad would usually win out in the arguments they had.
Jay liked to party a lot, and would almost every time would wind up in a brawl, and get locked up in jail and the old man would have to bail him out. He had just gotten bailed out one morning and was getting ready to leave town, and some one noticed a fight going on down the street, There were a half a dozen guys that decided to beat upon Jay . Suddenly a Big dude came out of no where and grabbed two of the guys by the nap of the neck and banged their heads together, and whipped the other four very quickly, and picked jay up and took him and got him cleaned up. The guy was just passing through, and had not made any arrangements at a motel, so Jay invited him to go home with him.
James was the strangers name, Jay introduced him to his parents at breakfast, and seem to hit it off with every one, they gave him a job, and there was a small cabin down by the Creek, and they fixed it up for James and that was his new home for a long time.
Jay and James were nothing alike, there were as much difference as day light and dark, they would argue about every thing that they did all day long. Some times Jim would separate them so that he wouldn't have to listen to all that Bull, but they would risk their lives for each other. They all became one great farm family. I believe the ranch is still active and operated by grand children and Great Grand Children.
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