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Six-pocket pants

Handy as a pocket on a shirt.                 – Traditional Folk Saying Six-pocket pants “Why do you always wear six-pocket pants?” We members of the Over the Hill Gang, all debonair and sophisticated gentlemen, hear that question frequently. It’s true, … Continue reading

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Good decisions

Good decisions are based on experience. Experience is based on bad decisions. – Clement Seagrave     Good decisions You have heard that old saying “Experience is a great teacher.” What a lie! Experience is a lousy teacher. What kind … Continue reading

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Punker Spaniels

My dog clipping is, admittedly, a bit uneven. Perhaps ragged. Okay – scruffy. When I plied my trimming skills on six generations of English springers, my younger daughter used to call the look “Punker Spaniel.” Punker Spaniels Each May and … Continue reading

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Zapping Pete

Everybody loved Pete, but he was not what you would call a reliable teammate. Sometimes he would win games for you with amazingly brilliant performances, and sometimes he would lose games for you with amazingly stupid performances. Zapping Pete Pistol … Continue reading

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Crazy Old Coot

Every one is as God made him, and often-times a good deal worse.      – from “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Crazy Old Coot Life’s long parade of years and the trials and tribulations of fifty-plus seasons … Continue reading

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The 12 gauge .45-70 rifle

     Rifle: (noun) – a firearm, usually hand-held and fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel intended to make a single-projectile bullet spin in flight, thereby increasing its ballistic stability and accuracy over a long distance. … Continue reading

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Annie – too much dog

After twenty-five years experience raising, training and hunting English springer spaniels, I had the misguided belief that every dog had innate desire to bond with its owner, to become a loyal and affectionate partner, to work together as a team … Continue reading

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