in the Sierra Madre
by J. Ramón Palacios
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Ventanas" is a gigantic valley which under the misname of
'ranch' is sold periodically and with precise regularity, every
7 years: when abundant water comes out from its very deep well.
Unfortunately in a finite volume and for a time only long enough
to dream a little. One of those occasions was our turn to be the
that segment of our cow-less cowboy era, I had a horse which I
named "Shunkawacan", for the Yellow Hands Sioux indian legend of that
who didn't know whether it was a horse that dreamed with being
a man, or a man dreaming he was a horse. Tough and resilient quarter
horse, noble clear chestnut, he acted well his name.