Dreaming of Turkeys … and Warmth

Dreaming of Turkeys … and Warmth

Green. Green. Green. Everything is green. I’m settled in against the trunk of a Ponderosa pine in South Dakota’s northern Black Hills. The sun is shining. The sky is blue; just enough breeze to make 70° comfortable.

When Hunters Wore Neckties

When Hunters Wore Neckties

It’s rumored neckties were invented as foul weather gear for hunters and anglers. Fact or fiction? I don’t know, but you’ll enjoy this nostalgic YouTube video from Avery Island, LA ca. 1939; they wore neckties to open duck season!

Eugene’s Proclamation

Eugene’s Proclamation

Perhaps this little piece of wisdom might most appropriately be classified in UndertheBigPine’s Advice of the Elders section. However, then you might take it seriously; yet, then again, it should…

With Friends Like That …

With Friends Like That …

Some years back it was my pleasure to work closely with Tony Knight who is best known as the father of the modern inline muzzleloading rifle. Tony’s invention of the…