Certified….now what?!?!

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I did it. The desire to do it came a couple of years ago. For one specific reason. And it changed on me. I don’t really know why. Maybe its being married for twenty years to one. Maybe its that all three of my sons are one. I was left out. The final preparer of […]

Butchering and Processing

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Who knew it was so much work!  But it was so good too!  Approximately 200 lbs of deer, processed to 46 lbs of meat (we had some loss due to someones shot going through both hind legs of his deer 🙁 ~ oh well).  Anyhow, if you are the slightest bit squeamish or just do […]

Opening Day 2011…

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About an hour after I posted this article the phone rang. It was my Cactus. I asked, “Did you get a deer?”  “YEESSS!” was the response I got on the other end.  Now, my Cactus was obviously trying to contain his excitment…”Travis got one too!” Okay, WOW! So, opening day, also known as ‘the first […]

Shooting…

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***Before you read this, I want to be very clear…we promote serious gun safety in this family.  Guns are NOT toys.  This is not questionable, it is not up for negotiation.  Responsible gun handling should always be practiced.  If you are new to guns and would like to pursue more knowledge on the safe handling […]