His horses, their time cards punched, are ready for a day of work, not sillines. It is an admirable place, a timeless world where humans and horses work together, a place where we as a species have not forgotten the importance of animals in our lives,
For Don Weller, this book is a return, a closing of a circle. A return to the realization that as a young boy on horseback in the Pacific Northwest, he had figured it all out. A life with horses was the way it should be.
Then, he left. He left to find his way, not realizing he already had. Not realizing the nature of life's circles and the way of circling back around, bringing him home.