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A hunt with a little bit of everything

I called it a Pheasant hunt, but it was more a case of shooting whatever I could – ducks, geese, Pheasants, even partridge. It was also a sentimental hunt, as I took Elvis to where Doc had his final hunt. … Continue reading

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Hunting without a gun

It sounds counterintuitive, but that’s exactly what I did last Friday. You see, I went grouse hunting with Elvis and took a 16 ga. shotgun along with 12 ga. ammo. That’s not going to work any way you look at … Continue reading

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Elvis’ First Swim

The second installment of my series of “firsts”, is Elvis’ first swim on July 2, 2009, just three weeks before we got Mia. Who better to teach Elvis to swim than our two Labs, Sophie and Dakota. I began with … Continue reading

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Elvis hunts Ruffies

Friday morning, I took Elvis up Wolverine Canyon for a morning grouse hunt and try out my new GoPro. It wasn’t exactly an early morning hunt since Elvis likes sleeping in these days, but we still hit the trail about … Continue reading

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Mia’s First Day

While copying and converting old videos, I compiled these clips of Mia’s first day with us, July 25, 2009, so I’ve decided to post a series of “firsts” videos that I find.

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Elvis Hunts Grouse

For an eleven-year-old, Elvis ran like a pup on our first grouse hunt of the year. It was a relatively short hunt by my standard – three hours and covering 3.5 miles according to my Fitbit. I also tried out … Continue reading

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Goodbye Doc

I’ve taken a break from social media and am now ready to let everyone, other than close friends and family who have known from the beginning, that we took Doc to the vet on January 19 to cross the rainbow … Continue reading

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4H Dog Show 2020

I had the pleasure of judging the 4H dog show again this year, and what a great group of young handlers. The dogs and handlers were judged by their age and experience in categories: showmanship and obedience. The winners will … Continue reading

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Handguns in the afternoon

I haven’t done any blogging since this whole Coronavirus pandemic hit, but thought I’d post some pictures and videos of our target practicing session today. I recently joined the local gun club after years of procrastination, and a good friend … Continue reading

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Pheasant salad

I had one salad over the holiday season, so at least I made an attempt at eating healthy. I defrosted my Pheasant along with the ducks, but didn’t think I’d cook it before it went bad, so I poured some … Continue reading

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