Morning order: Black coffee for the blogger, fresh water for the birds, kibble for Cowboy. Then, as Putin aims missiles and artillery into Odesa, Mariupol and Kyiv, I watch Zelensky’s video address to Congress and Biden’s televised promise of more arms for Ukraine’s defense. Cowboy looks dejected, still expecting after seven years I might agree …

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I choose to ride with Walt Longmire instead of John Wayne because Longmire said, “You never know if you’re right.” Wayne as Capt. Nathan Brittles said, “Never apologize, mister: It’s a sign of weakness.” Longmire delivered his line in a well-written discussion of moral issues in “Miss Cheyenne,” Season 3, Episode 3. It was Walt’s …

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