Tag Archives: grouse hunting

Molly’s grouse

Deep inside, Molly knew that she could tug my heartstrings and do anything, get away with anything, and be forgiven, because my soul held her in an embrace more needing and more desperate than a shipwrecked sailor clinging to a … Continue reading

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Doing penance

Sasha, learned years ago that my “put it up” command meant she could release from point and cautiously flush the bird. Abbey and I have not yet established this bit of teamwork. She will not break her point, so I … Continue reading

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The situation in Pierre

“The prairie skies can always make you see more than what you believe.”              ― from the novel The Past Never Ends by Jackson Burnett The situation in Pierre Fort Pierre National Grassland, dead smack … Continue reading

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Grouse Hunting

Looking back on it, I might have talked up Abbey too much, and I probably did not say one good thing about anybody else’s dog, and I did line up my nine empty shotgun shell hulls on the countertop between … Continue reading

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