Saturday, December 22, 2007

Happy Fricking holidays

What it is with people and the Christmas holiday. This so called holiday is getting out of hand. People go totally out of their way just to get the latest and greatest for people they talk to once a year. They total out credit cards that take eons to pay. The stock market uses it to see what kind of year it is going to be. It is pitiful, all for a holiday that would have been long lost in time if not for the rich wanting to get richer.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Birds, Dogs, and Gunpowder

It has been a bit of time since I have been able to sit down at the putter for personal time. I have taken all the free time I could to go do one of my true loves in life, bird hunting. In this case it was getting my 2 english pointers out and seeing if we could find some quail. We got some snow, if that is what you could call the light dusting we got, so the dogs had a bit of moisture to work with. We started at a section of CRP that has native grass that is taller than 6 ft making for tough walking. After walking for about a 1/2 hour the dogs went on point. We walked in and kicked around to no avail. I was just about to turn around and start walking again and boom a covey jumps up all around us. Boom, boom, boom and feathers are flying, HIT. This was the start to a decent day of quail hunting. Dear season starts this week so we will be taking the next couple weekends off from hunting, idiots with rifles tends to be hard on dogs.