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Keeping It Simple

Updated: Jan 26, 2023

The author is unknown but I love the concept of this text:

A young cowboy was working some horses in a round corral. An old cowboy came by, watched for a while and then he asked “Young man, would you like to know the secret of good horsemanship?”

The cowboy said he would. The old man made a fist and he said “If you can open my fist, you will learn the secret of good horsemanship.” The young guy poked, pried, thumped, pinched, squeezed, pushed, punched and shoved the first. He finally said “I can’t get it open. What’s the secret of getting your fist open, so I can learn the secret of good horsemanship?”

The old cowboy said “You could have asked…”

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