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Last call

It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true; it’s called ‘Life.’ – from the novel The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett (1948-2015), English author of fantasy novels Last call It is … Continue reading

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Engraving

… custom engraved guns in hundreds of different styles, executed by truly skilled artists and artisans, combining creativity and genius to produce stunning artwork that blends with the gun’s form and function, sophisticated and elegant metalwork by the indisputable masters … Continue reading

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A report from the Wapsi

Ten years ago, when a hundred thousand acres of North Country farmland was enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, who could have guessed that we would ever again drive more than five or ten miles to go bird hunting? These … Continue reading

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Anticipaton

Anticipation is better than realization.             – Traditional Folk Saying The moment seemed endless, but it was probably only half that.             – Steve Toltz, from his novel A Fraction of the Whole   Anticipation The best part of pheasant … Continue reading

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Thirty-seven reasons

Reason No. 25 – Even when the day ends with just one bird in my vest, the dogs still think it is a really big deal. Thirty-seven reasons Last year I spent thirty-seven days bird hunting with my dogs, as … Continue reading

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Happiest moments

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.                       … Continue reading

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Heaven’s roads are gravel and sand

 …the street of the city (of heaven) was pure gold…    – Revelations 21:21 Heaven’s roads are gravel and sand When the Apostle John wrote the Book of Revelations at age 92, a prisoner of Rome on the island of Patmos, … Continue reading

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