“My pappy used to say, ‘Son, everything is a accident—’” He digs the blindfold from a hip pocket and hands it to me. “The trick is making believe it’s on purpose.”
Ken Kesey, from Last Go Round
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If you have any questions, or tips for anything interesting I should check out here at the Round-Up, please feel free to ask me anything.
Episode of the West: The Pendleton Round-Up 1910-1950 by E.N. "Pink" Boylen
Let 'er Buck! A History of the Pendleton Round-Up by Virgil Rupp
Pendleton Round-Up at 100 by Michael Bales and Ann Terry Hill