Chris had a tough upbringing. A gypsy childhood and a tragic accident that claimed his father put their mark on him. Cowboying is a strange thing …. when you’re around it, you see how it affects a man. Passions of the heart are a strong common thread --- the thread that runs through every aspect of ranch life. The monetary awards are sketchy at best, but the rewards of the heart are magnificently satisfying. Chris lives his life on these incentives: good family, good horses, a hard day’s work behind a sixty foot rope, and the occasional bronc ride. The artist’s life parallels the cowboy’s in so many ways. Maybe that’s why I can relate to their passions and to their love of the simpler aspects of life. I guess we’re all chasing our star.
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