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“They should be…”

Summer, 1763: Pontiac’s siege of Fort Detroit began Saturday, May 7, 1763. Mi-ki-naak’s hunting exploits commence in the fall of that year. For the most part, this new alter ego’s journal pages are blank, containing the scrawled details of only … Continue reading

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“A New Tomahawk Handle”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Shooting at Marks”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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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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“The Mortimer Double”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“Hunting for Game”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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“they purchased me a new gun…”

14th November, 1763: Fog shrouded a crimson cardinal’s “whit, whit, tsu, tsu, tsu, tsu.” Now and again a brown oak leaf drifted through the mist. The oaks still held a fair number of their leaves. Crows initiated their first melee … Continue reading

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“Adding Boughs to the Brush Shelter”

“Snapshot Saturday”

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