BRRANG, BRRRRRANG. I’m wondering if I could make it
if I hit snooze—just once. Knowing the answer, I get up and
stumble my way to a pile of clean clothes. I dig around and
find a pair of jeans that have holes in them, a pair of socks that
don’t match and a fleece-lined hoodie that used to be white.
I make my way downstairs
followed by a sleepy dog that
needs to go outside. He can then
crawl back upstairs and dive
under the oh-so-warm blankets.
It’s 5 a.m. and I feel like the co;ee
maker is taking extra time getting
its job done. After brushing my
teeth, I put my hair up in a bun
that would make a 70-year-old
school teacher jealous. I’m ready
for a new week.
Days of the Week
They always say that for a rancher
or a barn worker, it doesn’t matter
what week day it is; the work is
never-ending. You don’t go home
until every single task is done and
all the animals are 100 percent
taken care of. There’s no room
for mistakes because a mistake B
YOUR H RSE LIFE » BY TEIJA DeVERE
A career change puts the days
of the week in perspective.