Tag Archives: Hunting

They’re not just for Pilgrims

Hey, all you hunters, there may now be some big game hunting out there that you have overlooked or just not aware that they have quietly slipped into the area in great numbers during the past few years. They qualify … Continue reading

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Didja Ever…?

Have you ever played that little game,”Didja ever’? I play it all the time around here, ‘specially since a penance has come a-callin’ and I am getting visitors on a regular basis. I love the lady who comes to take … Continue reading

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Making room for a new season of venison…and football!

We know it’s hunting season when friends show up with gifts–a heart and a liver that they just harvested from a doe in our woods.  While they might normally toss them, they know that John will use them to make … Continue reading

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What a Turkey!

It was 6:30, kind of a misty, foggy morning and I had  just cranked up the scooter and started the rounds of my residential complex, i.e. my apartment in Harborside.  First I opened the vertical blinds to see what was happening on … Continue reading

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The Back Forty

Here at Maywood, there’s the back yard and then there’s what’s beyond the back yard. That is John’s territory–down the hill and into the woods. It is not visible from the house. This is very important. If I can’t see … Continue reading

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Hunting in Island Falls

Every time I see that Cranberry commercial on TV, I am reminded of a hunting trip to Island Falls in the beautiful State of Maine. Island Falls is a town of about 800 full-time residents located  just about as far … Continue reading

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From Crows to Ravens

Regular ol’ crow Sometimes life, at least mine, seems like a daily series of revelations.  Most things are trivial but none the less, part of the bank of knowledge we accumulate in our ongoing trip through the time we are … Continue reading

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My dream career got plucked and stuffed

I saw a show on cable last week that nearly floored me.  It was about a profession that I, at age 14, thought would fit right into the life I had planned for my future. I could not consider college, my support … Continue reading

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The day I was shot

I noticed a tiny black bump on my leg the other day and when I looked closer, what I thought was a little pimple or the like, turned out to be  a size #10  birdshot!  Wondering how in the world … Continue reading

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Four and Twenty Black Birds

They are back! Those black and wavy lines that appear in the sky every morning and every evening this time of the year, as the many species of blackbirds band together to make the trek from the swamps and marshes … Continue reading

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