Granted

We've never been huge-mile hikers. We've never logged more than 9 miles on a chukar hunt, and I think our average hunt is less than 5 miles. But for some reason, each season we seem to go longer. Last weekend I hunted Saturday and Sunday, and totaled about 17 miles, which is a lot for …

Back

What a word. It's a verb. It's a noun. It's an adjective. It's an adverb. It's a body part. It dominated my fall and winter last year. It's the first word in the title of a great movie. It can signal a return to something horrific or sublime. In upland bird hunting, it's also a …

L’ecole de Chukar

Our school offers an enrichment program for grades 6 through 12, which consists of two-week blocks of varied "courses" allowing teachers to do things with kids that the "normal" curriculum doesn't typically allow. Since we began this program a couple years ago, students have been able to learn how to create striking landscape paintings, make …

Resurrected

We haven't made many videos since Leslie traded the camcorder for a Benelli. I was looking through my Youtube channel the other day, and noticed that one of the first videos we made (and one of my favorites) had been permanently blocked because I used copyrighted music as a soundtrack. I have no problem with …

What It Is

Sometimes, the best way to define something is to begin with what it is not. I think this is because the more stuff we get exposed to, the harder it is to distinguish between things that appear similar but really aren't. The Internet Age has amplified this, as we all know. Social media in particular …