What Once Was

Now Is. I was (still kind of am) debating about moving. Then I actually looked around my apartment and realized I have a TON of stuff. When you have a fully furnished apartment, that does happen I guess. At least my place hasn’t started looking like hoarders or anything, so that is a plus....

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Hook, Line, and… Ice Auger

Those are what you need to go ice fishing. As well as a coat, gloves, snow boots, warm pants, a bucket, and probably many more things. To be honest I have never gone ice fishing, I have wanted to, but just haven’t gone. Many of my friends as well as some family members have...

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Getting My Ducks in a Row

These last two saws (grouse and this one) have taken longer than they should have. Maybe I got rusty during the long breaks between paintings or maybe it’s the topic I’m painting. I wasn’t familiar with grouse and dogs are not something I paint too often. Still, they took longer than I thought they...

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My Ruffled Feathers

I am sorry for any avid hunters out there for this confession… until this saw I did not know of or had ever seen a grouse before. Apparently they used to be a large population in the area I grew up, but are gone now? My father and some of this friend have grouse...

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Green Acres, It’s the Place to Be…

…If you want to go turkey hunting. At least in this case. I am not sure why I picked this one next. Turkeys are time consuming. Of the completed backgrounds, in order of less to most difficult (animal wise), it should have gone deer, geese, ducks, then turkeys. I skipped the ducks for whatever...

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