These authentic stories that focus on cowboy life, past and present are historic and rich with unforgettable characters. There's Totto, who is reluctantly pulled into a mysterious treasure hunt that brings a startling revelation. There's Boy, who discovers that sometimes the people we come to love most are the ones we know nothing about. There's romance and humor too in several delightful tales. And then there's a mini novel of a lone cowboy who has the surprise of his life on the most beloved of holidays, a surprise that changes everything. Each story has truth at its core and powerful emotion in its depths that linger long after the last page is read. * * * * * After returning to the family farm to retire, Elaine Kavanaugh Jones embarked on a new occupation: cow hand. Feeding, birthing, caring for young calves and elderly animals became an almost full time job. But a greater appreciation for the animals came about. Understanding their habits, feelings and attitudes toward humans brought about this collection of inspirational stories.