Outdoors

Soft and White

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog   January 15 was a cold, cold day over much of the United States, including…

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Deer Hunting 2017, Part 4

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Creature of the Night

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Goodbye Paradise

  I had other plans for my next post, but I ran across a poem on one of the facebook pages I’ve recently joined.  I do like poetry, but I find most people find it…


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…


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…


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…