Home Run Redemption

At Bat for Windsors Kids

 “Maybe you should take this as a sign that you should live a more active lifestyle,” my wife chided me last Sunday morning when she saw I was moving a little slow after a two hour softball practice the day before. 

“Maybe you should take this as a sign that you should live a more active lifestyle,” I annoyingly repeated back to her. “Now come over here and give me a massage.” 

The deep tissue massage I desperately needed didn’t pan out, especially after my gruff response to her comment. That’s why she’s labeled me “The Morning Grumpster”. So maybe she’s right. I don’t exactly live a highly active lifestyle. If you count the number of times I have gotten my heart rate up over the past year it would probably equal the number of times I saw deer while hunting plus each time I mow the lawn. But just because she is right doesn’t give her an excuse to give me grief about it and I would appreciate it if you told her.

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A Woodchuck Party

A Woodchuck Party

So there we were…all 13 of us gathered at my parent’s house last weekend for a combination Mother’s Day and birthday bash. It was a beautiful day – the temperatures hovered in the mid 70’s and there was ample sunshine. It was woodchuck weather if there ever was any.  The party really started half way through dinner when the wily rodent…

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My Favorite Hunter

Back when we were first married my wife agreed to go on an afternoon hunt with me. I was so excited! It was during the early archery season in Vermont so the temperatures were mild, close to 70 degrees if I remember correctly. I thought it was a perfect set up - she could bring a book and read in…

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Recipe for a Successful Hunt

The other day I made the statement that a recipe for a successful hunt would require two cups of skill, three cups of time and two tablespoons of dumb luck. Like most things I say, there was not a whole lot of thought put in to it. Although based on experience it was not based on pure science, but rather…

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