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Six-rooster opening weekend

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Sandhills report

Sandhills report Grouse numbers are down. Way down. Both prairie chickens and sharptail grouse. Nebraska’s Game & Parks official bird hunting forecast told us that a month before: beware, there would be far fewer grouse. But we had to find … Continue reading

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Three seconds

Our time on this Earth is a momentous gift. For each of us, deciding how we will use that gift is an enigma. Three seconds What will you do with your three seconds? How well will you fare with your … Continue reading

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Flowers and weeds

The household lawn with its decorative gardens of flowers/weeds is a bitterly contested battlefield in the war between the sexes, and while the male invader with his mechanized equipment and chemical weapons may seem to have the advantage in each … Continue reading

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100th Meridian

100th Meridian On November days wandering near the 100th Meridian (fabled barrier to rainfall in the Great American Desert), the tail end of the grouse season when birds are flighty, or midway through deer season when heart-stopper bucks are wise … Continue reading

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A simpler time of life

A harder task will be halting those fantasy purchases – buying things we need for the grand adventures that we know will come our way… someday. The first of the twelve steps in the cure, gentlemen, is to accept that … Continue reading

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Tombstones

You cannot read without a tug at your heartstrings an inscription that honors and mourns a Beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Or the grave marker of a war veteran who Gave his life so that others might … Continue reading

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