Do men want isolation? At least one does…
The problem with this desire to find autonomy, privacy, and isolation is that when we try hard enough, unfortunately, we find it. Read More
To the guy with the gun out the window
There are hunters… and then there are guys with guns in pickups. These are very different categories. A couple years ago, I encountered a guy with a gun in a pickup. It was an hour after sundown on a crisp December… Read More
When Eggs Are More Than Just Eggs
If I want to write a Haiku about two chicken eggs, I will. It’s been a discouraging month; few things have worked as they should these past several weeks. I was nearing the end of my rope this afternoon when… Read More
Eating Meat In Morrissey's Honor
I’m grilling hamburgers tonight in honor of Morrissey’s comment. I don’t have a problem with people who choose not to eat meat. I do have a problem, however, with someone who uses the term “serial killers” to describe hunters, and… Read More
Sorry Bob Costas, I Disagree.
Sorry, Bob. I disagree. First of all, let me say that I’m every bit as sad and discouraged as Bob Costas by the Jovan Belcher situation. However, I’m also sad because we’re in a day in which a sportscaster feels… Read More
The Whitetail Rut…They're Crazy!
The air almost smells different. It’s the beginning of the rut, a frenzied time of year. They become vulnerable. They run around with their tongues hanging out, making erratic, impulsive decisions that could shorten their lives…or, if they’re lucky, help… Read More
Bowhunting & Debating – Paul Ryan Makes The Connection!
If you like to hunt and fish, you’ve got to admire a politician who approaches a debate like he approaches a morning in a treestand. Let me just say, if I were a whitetail or a politician…I wouldn’t want to… Read More
Calvin Miller, Making Choices, and Following Through
I’m feeling sad over the death of Calvin Miller. I not only appreciate his books, but I greatly enjoyed spending a couple of hours with this gracious man. While I was in seminary at Talbot, he was a guest… Read More
Hmmmm…A Sportsman Vice President
In three months we might have a sportsman for our vice president, and that thought thrills me. But I’m aware that it confuses many. Those who don’t hunt and fish tend to struggle with those who do. A man asked… Read More
Book Giveaway: "Man on the Run"
We’re giving away a signed copy of “Man on the Run: Helping Hyper-Hobbied Men Recognize the Best Things in Life!” Please leave a comment below for your chance to win! On July 13 at noon (EST), we’ll pick a name… Read More