>Follow’n My Folly

> Avoiding black ice and traffic the other day while listening to the drone & thumps from the interstate cracks, I saw a New Belgium Brewing Company truck. The makers of Fat Tire had plastered the catchphrase of Follow Your Folly. Ours is Beer. obtrusively upon their beer carriage. Well, my folly isn’t beer, but…

>Field Wound Management

> This past weekend I was out on the prairie in pursuit of birds with my bird dogs. We had 3 dogs get similar wounds from colliding with barbed-wire…the photos below are a representation of all 3 wounds…these are common field injuries that you’re likely to encounter while chasing your bird dogs. I’ve had several…

>Charamba

>Charamba is a traditional Portuguese dance from the XIXth century…it is an elegant, graceful dance, and it reminds me of pointing dogs and birds…of course, birds being quail. Quail in this case are of the scaled variety. Today, I fixed the birds from Thursday one of my favorite ways…and yes, it’s from a box! I…

>BIRDDOGGIN’ DAYS

>The girls and I have made many great memories this year chasing birds! I wanted to share something I experienced this weekend…the poorest form of sportsmanship I’ve ever witnessed! Mark Volk wrote a story about some guys from another hunting party walking in on someones dog on point and shooting the grouse when it flushed….

>New Year Wishes & Blessings

>I wanted to wish everyone out there in blogger land a happy New Year! It’s been a great year for me, and I’ve made many new friends with similar neuroses…bird dogs in particular! I wanted to share a few of my favorite memories! Happy New Years 2009…may it be your very best! Jibbers and Ginny…