T. Boone Pickens on Selling the Ranch

As he stares out the window of his Cadillac Escalade, there’s a hint of sadness in T. Boone Pickens’s eyes. The entrepreneur and financier still loves to show visitors around his sprawling, nearly 65,000-acre Mesa Vista Ranch in the Panhandle, but after 47 years of coming to the retreat most weekends, he knows his time here is limited. For years, Pickens, who turned ninety in May, seemed to shrug off the effects of age. But recently he’s had several strokes, and he suffered a fall last summer that has prompted a desire to get his affairs in order, which includes selling his beloved Mesa Vista.  “I’m clearly in the fourth quarter, and time is not my friend,” he says. “I have to accept and even…View Original Post

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