Category Archives: Scenarios

“Concerned with a Muzzle Blast”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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Hunting in that person’s moccasins…

Green oak leaves fluttered. Small branches bobbed and swayed a bit in the thinning canopy. Bright sunlight patches dappled and dotted the forest floor. The air smelled warm, humid and spring-like. Now and again a gentle breeze caressed the skin … Continue reading

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“Such was the forest fare…”

Leaves rustled. Quiet followed. The acidic aroma of fallen oak leaves perfumed that October afternoon’s woodland hush. Three delicate crunches coaxed the smoothbore’s muzzle uphill. The turtle sight paused at a gnarly shag-bark hickory tree festooned with muted gold foliage. … Continue reading

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“Defending the Fort”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Belle’s Birdie”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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A Key Underlying Premise

A downy woodpecker rapped three notes, “Tat-a-tat-a-tat.” Two followed, then three again, then two… An unseen cardinal called to the east, off by the isthmus that divides the nasty thicket. “Tsu, tsu, tsu, tsu” was its four-note song. After a … Continue reading

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“Checking for Tracks”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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Plucking a Few Choice Words

A Prologue Dating passages in a hunter hero’s narrative is tricky. The stories sometimes are told out of order and/or without context. Thus, as living historians, we tend to focus on one sentence as our primary justification for including an … Continue reading

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