'Daytripper' heads this way
Chet Garner likes to travel around Texas and show off the uniqueness of our state’s cultural diversity.
His “Daytripper” series airs on Panhandle PBS and Thursday night at 8:30, his latest 30-minute segment shows off — what’s this? — a Texas Panhandle cattle auction.
Garner’s foray way up here on the Caprock will give the rest of the state a chance to see what many of us know to be “the real Texas.”
Garner will be touring historic stockyards and will visit a cattle auction to witness the buying and selling of livestock.
I’ll offer this bit of a challenge. He should try to understand what the auctioneer is barking out as the cattle are paraded before buyers on the auction floor. It’s always been a fascination of mine, trying to interpret precisely what these individuals are saying.
Those who are there to buy the cattle surely speak the language. Not me. I’m too much of a city slicker to get it.
Anyhow, welcome to the Panhandle, Chet. Oh, one more thing: Be sure to kick the stuff off your boots.