"What do you do when your ranch is 70 miles from town and there's only one vet in town, and during the calving season the vet may be called to go three different directions at the same time?"
Dr. Sam Holland
South Dakota's state veterinarian, on the shrinking number of veterinarians who treat large animals.
"If you were going to light up a flash-bomb worthy of Hunter S. Thompson, you'd want to make it an earth-shaker."
Colorado fireworks impresario, who is working with the Thompson family on a farewell plan to blast the ashes of the deceased "gonzo journalist" out of a cannon.