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So maybe we weren’t riding the range with a thunderstorm bearing down, threatening to wash away our calves. But it sure felt that way as we watched the hard rain drown out our outdoor photo shoot at the Houston Polo Club for this month’s cover story on rodeo fashion. Coordinating two photographers and more than 18 residents’ schedules had been no easy task for always-cheerful associate editor Annie Blaylock McQueen. One hour before, we had to cancel. Buzz editor Joni Hoffman’s dreaded first call was to Anne Richardson, who had rounded up 11 members of her rodeo-loving family for the photos. Anne said, “There’s no way we can possibly get everyone together again.” Then, a beautiful thing happened. Texas women took control. Anne, Joni, Annie and rodeo media manager Sarah Poole showed range-worthy resourcefulness. They redirected everyone to the Reliant Center board room, and the show went on. Cowboy up, everyone, and happy rodeoing. [email protected]