Articles by davidscott

Uncle Urban’s Deer

  I’m a member of several Facebook pages dedicated to a variety of subjects.  About a week ago I noticed that a friend of mine had joined “Missouri Hunting”.  One of Joey Kerperien’s first posts…


In Dog Years, I’d be Dead!

    Yep, today is my birthday.  I’ve hit the big six-oh.  That’s a pretty significant accomplishment for a guy who seems to have spent much of his time trying to cram as many missteps…


Speechless

  Seventy six years ago today, in the early morning hours, Japanese bombers attacked the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  Though intended to cripple the American fleet, the sneak attack instead propelled the greatest…


Candy and the Semicolon

  Annie and I were visiting Rome, Georgia recently to celebrate our grandson Richard’s third birthday.  One of our favorite places to eat breakfast there is Huddle House.  In a town that has impressed us…


Deer Hunting 2017, Part 3

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog.   In this post I am reminded why it is called hunting.   I’ve had a…


Adventures in Automotive Transport

I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about what great, awesome people my sons are. Well they are, but just because I think they are so incredible doesn’t mean they don’t have…


To Give Thanks

Life has a way, at times, of getting in the way of living.  As many of you know, I have a job that never closes.  Working at a youth center for the Missouri Division of…


Treasure Inland

“Adventure is just hardship with an inflated sense of self.”   Usually when we hear about hidden treasure, it’s across the sea on some desert island and is guarded by pirates.  But I’m going to…


The Canoe Trip from Hell

  Back in the summer of 2008 I made plans for a family canoe trip.  None of the boys was married at the time so the logistics weren’t that difficult.  Scotty lived in Springfield, MO…


Deer Hunting 2017, Part 2

  In this post Patrick tastes success…or does he? Being a dad, I’m always anxious to include my descendants in my beloved pastimes.  My youngest son hasn’t showed a lot of interest in bow hunting…