Summer Scene 2021

Wow, what a difference a year makes! This time last year I was dealing with the loss of the love of my life while being quarantined from anyone who could provide me with comfort. I have heard it said that everyone who came out of quarantine had one of two problems. They either realized that they had a drinking problem, or that they … Read More

Transition Season

Ah, Spring in South Georgia! If you watched any of the Masters, you know what I am talking about. The pine hillside away from my house is awash with Azaleas and Dogwoods blooming. It is also the time of the year when we go to bed with the AC on, and wake up to run and turn the heater on. … Read More


We are fast approaching the month of February. While it is probably just me, February ranks right up there with August as my two least favorite months of the year. As far as I am concerned, February is an entire month of Mondays. It’s a great month for quail hunting, but that’s about its only redeeming characteristic for me.   … Read More

Precious Memories

My good friend Luke from Oklahoma called me yesterday. As we were lamenting the recent ugliness at our nation’s capital, Luke said, “You know it was a lot more fun being 20 years old in the 70’s than it is being 70 years old in the 20’s.” I could not agree more! However, it got me to thinking about growing … Read More

The Holidays. . .

I don’t know why all of the major holidays have to occur during the months of our hunting season. Of the big three of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, the most overrated one in my opinion by far is New Year’s. If you think that 2020 was bad, just wait until it turns 2021 and can legally drink.   I … Read More