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News, Notes & On to the Next

Gobble Gobble retired, enter the Ho Ho Ho.  It is unbelievable how close Christmas and our move is!  We honored Thanksgiving well before moving into Christmas mode.  Dustin and I hosted my family at the house.  I spent hours in the kitchen and Dustin spent a few hours tending the grill.  My mom also had… Read more »

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We will not Starve

Just like that, we have two deer in the freezer.  Correction, we have one deer aging and one deer at the processor.  Dustin processed a small button that he shot Thursday night.  He’s letting it age in the fridge before he packages and freezes.  It is unseasonably warm here, hence the aging in the fridge. … Read more »

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Weekend in the Woods & Some General Grumbling

*DISCLAIMER: This first segment has nothing to do with the outdoors in any way, except if you consider my education path outdoors related (Fisheries and Aquatic Biology).*  Good stuff does follow the general grumbling.  Saturday morning, I log into my CSU webpage, and see that financial aid has reviewed my app and issued my approximate… Read more »

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It Pays to Catch and Release

  This past August, Dustin and I spent a week at Peffley’s Camp.  I’ve already blogged about what a great week we had at camp, how top-notch the camp was, and how we couldn’t wait to go again.  To put it simply, Peffley’s received 5 stars all the way around for us.  Heck, we’ve even… Read more »

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Pavement Beating and Wildlife Sightings

*Yawn* I have yet to recover from our whirlwind weekend to Colorado.  We headed out from KC around 6:00 Friday evening.  A stop in Lawrence provided both of us with 5 shot Lattes.  While, it was nice to have some extra energy, Dustin would not shut up!  Now, I love chatting with my partner and… Read more »

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Up a Tree

November, already?  Halloween came and went, still there is no BBD (big buck down), or even a doe down for that matter.  This hunting season is really giving Dustin fits.  He doesn’t know why he isn’t seeing many deer.  The ones he has seen are bucks not big enough to take, and does show up… Read more »