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Red Dashboard is proud to present a fantastic Cowboy Poet, Geoff “Poppa Mac”–Geoff Mackay is that cowboy you first meet and you feel you have known for years. Geoff’s hospitable, respectful and giving personality is as big as the Western sky. Sure enough, a wonderful wordsmith, teacher, preacher, and friend…his comfortable demeanor and jovial nature permeate his stories and poems. Personally and poetically he’ll put you at ease, he’ll take you with him, and he’ll impart a smile to your face and a flutter to your funny bone. You’ll then know Geoff Mackay as ‘Poppa Mac’. —Mark Munzert, Musician and Cowboy Poet, www.cowpokescorral.com
Accompanying his mom and dad to Heritage Park in Calgary exposed Poppa Mac to a life as it was in the 1800’s. Poppa Mac fell in love with the Cowboy way of doing things. It is this lifestyle Poppa Mac still embraces today. Ranching with his brother in the foothills of Alberta, only fueled his commitment to all things Cowboy. You can still find Poppa Mac, on horse-back, whether in a pasture working cattle, on a relaxing trail ride or in a rodeo arena delivering God’s Message. Poppa Mac is the founder and past president of The Canadian Rodeo Wranglers Association, and can be found working in rodeo arenas throughout Western Canada. In recent years, he has spent time entertaining rodeo audiences with his antics and stories as Poppa Mac the Rodeo Clown. Poppa Mac, entertains audiences at trail rides, rodeos, cowboy churches, concerts and cowboy gatherings all over Western Canada and the United States His writing style reflects his outlook on life which (comes from his unique perspective). Poppa Mac’s poems are written from his experiences and have an honesty that only someone who has lived the cowboy life could capture. Poppa Mac is a Cowboy Chaplain with the Cowboy Chaplains of America (Cowboys for Christ) a member of the Western Music Association (western wordsmith chapter) and a member of the Alberta Cowboy Poetry Association.