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How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in
unity! ~ Psalm 133:1

This photo taken by Mike Wildman is in regard to the April 29, 2017 tornados that passed through northeast Texas.

 

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 Exodus 20:Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

 

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Thursday
Jun222017

WHEN IT GETS BROKE, FIX IT ~ Walk with Bob

During the last couple years, the cord on my chain saw got too hard to pull, so I put it in a garage sale. The starting cord on the weedwhacker got harder...

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Wednesday
Jun212017

WILD PORK EXCELLENT EATING 

Some of Luke's favorite wild boar recipes...

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Tuesday
Jun132017

SASKATCHEWAN, A “DOABLE” FISHING DESTINATION

I believe many anglers in the states have considered traveling up to Canada to fish for pike and walleye on one of the countless pristine remote lakes. I also think many folks get “bogged” down in what they perceive to be a complex...

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Tuesday
Jun132017

WALK ACROSS TEXAS - with Bob

Canton is the Walking Capital of Texas and Van Zandt is the Walking County of Texas. Texas A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSSION has invited us to walk the 832 miles across Texas from border to border. So, let’s “JUST DO IT.”

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Wednesday
Jun072017

RETRACE OUR STEPS: The Meaning of the Rattlesnake (1775) 

The rattlesnake was a significant symbol used throughout the American Revolution. The Dept of War, established in 1789, included a rattlesnake in its seal in recognition of the rattlesnake’s importance. The Dept of the Army (1947), successor of the Dept of War, continued...

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Thursday
Jun012017

Around The Table: Summer Melons

Summertime brings warm weather and juicy melons. With cool weather behind us and hot days ahead...

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Saturday
May272017

WHAT’S YOUR PASSION? 

“You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love-who you really are. And have the courage to do that...."

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Friday
May262017

THE HONEY HOLE ~ This Week in The Outdoors

Those of us that enjoy fishing and hunting occasionally discover what we refer to as a “honey hole.” These outdoor Utopias can be hotspots for hunting turkeys or isolated ponds loaded with fish or any of a number of “secret” outdoor paradises.

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Wednesday
May242017

RED ALERT: Leftist Educators Attack Conservatism

The goal is to shut down the conservative voice. I must say that they are, at this point, somewhat successful in their endeavors. If someone doesn’t agree with their agenda, the far-left wing is using all means possible to silence any opposing ideas. There have been two instances at...

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Wednesday
May102017

Heading North, WAY North to Saskatchewan

As a boy growing up in very rural Red River County, Texas, I remember reading about fishing in the pristine waters of northern Canada. The outdoor magazines of the day featured articles of anglers catching monster pike, good eating walleye, lake trout and the darling of the north, the Arctic grayling...

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Tuesday
May092017

IT WAS BAD - REALLY BAD

Saturday afternoon of First Monday Weekend (April 29, 2017) the weather folks had predicted big thunderstorms. That is not good news. We expected a crowd of about 150,000 in our town of less than 5,000. About noon, it looked like the real McCoy and the crowd started to...

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Monday
May082017

Retrace Our Steps: An Appeal to Heaven (1775)

If found guilty in a court of law, an accused has a right to appeal to a higher court. Prior to the American Revolution, the Colonists presented their grievances to the...

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Thursday
May042017

HUNTING THE BACK WOODS 

As a very active outdoors writer for the past 28 years, I’ve had the opportunity to hunt hogs in a great many places with a great many fine folks, but I also have a spot about 1 mile from my house that...

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Wednesday
May032017

How the Disaster Guy Weathered the Storm When Tornados Hit East Texas

On Saturday evening April 29, 2017, an estimated 5 tornadoes went North through Van Zandt County in East Texas. During a heavy rainstorm about 5:30 p.m. our electrical power went out. We lit a kerosene lamp and listened to the Weather Radio on a small...

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Wednesday
May032017

The Disaster Guy: Making Camping Gear from Junk

When I was a kid, the only piece of camping gear I had was a hunting knife – a Christmas gift! We didn’t have money to buy camping gear. So we made it.

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Saturday
Apr292017

A FEW HUMUROUS OUTDOOR MEMORIES 

After forty or fifty years of hunting and fishing experiences, I’m sure most any sportsman or lady will have enough comical memories to fill a small book. I know I certainly do.

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Wednesday
Apr192017

THIS WEEK IN THE OUTDOORS: Texas Hog Hunter’s Assn. Fights Austin’s Wild Hog Poison Mandate

There is much going on in the outdoors in Texas this week. On the “fun” side of things, turkey season is going strong and anglers, both those in freshwater and salt, are enjoying the excellent fishing that...

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Wednesday
Apr192017

Walk with Bob: MAP READING 101

To find out where you are going, you must know where you are now. To know where you are now, you better be sure where you have been.

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Thursday
Apr132017

SEASON OF THE CATFISH 

What is the best time of year to catch catfish? This is a question that I’ve been asked and one that is impossible to answer with a blanket statement.

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Sunday
Apr022017

Thoughts on Government (1776)

In 1776, John Adams was asked to share his opinions on government. In response, Adams wrote several letters and a pamphlet entitled, Thoughts on Government. Adams touched on three branches of government and a system of checks and balances.

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