The OX Cattle Companys

The OX Cattle Company

Shortly before the Overson family moved away forever to Arizona they came down the fifteen miles or so to Goffs, and tried to buy my painting of Pettit's Well from Dennis Casebier. He declined to sell.
"'Course you know she's painted your ranch?" he said.
They didn't know. They came over to my trailer and looked at the two paintings. They looked long and hard at the rider in this one. "Who IS that?"
"Well, if it helps, " I said "I cheated a bit, and put a western hat on him, he was wearing a baseball cap.
" "OH!" they said. recognizing a neighbor with whom they were not close. They bought the other painting.