Opinion: 'Westernizing' The Daily Republic
Published 12/23/2010, Editor, The Daily Republic
I’m a sucker for all things western, and I don’t make any attempt to hide it.
The fascination started early. When I was a toddler, one of my first words was “bupablo” — my attempt to say “buffalo” — and I cherished a stuffed-animal buffalo that my parents bought for me. Shortly after my daughter was born, one of the first gifts I gave her was a stuffed-animal buffalo I bought at Wall Drug. We — or I, to be honest — named it “Chippy.”