Jay shares photos and stories from his family
Picture the West
, a
regular feature at CowboyPoetry.com,


Granddad Marvin Turner,
brand inspector for the
Texas & Southwestern
Cattle Raisers Association

His mother and father, Lois & Gene,
long associated with rodeo

Three generations of
rodeoing Sniders;
four generations horseback

November 2005: Then-Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor Mary Fallin and Jay. She is now Oklahoma's Governor.