Sports: Off the Porch

May. 04, 2013 @ 09:23 PM

A fishing trip with everything but pink dolphins and unicorns

Sometimes, the end of a fishing charter just kind of fizzles out. Maybe the captain had a hard time finding the fish or maybe the weather is just plain bad. Sometimes, the ride back to the dock is warmed by a perfect trip and this was that kind of ride.

Apr. 20, 2013 @ 03:25 PM

Vintage shotguns in the Southern Springtime

I recently watched the Barrett auto auction and saw an L6 1970 Chevelle convertible bring $230,000.

Apr. 13, 2013 @ 08:53 PM

Real success is in your head

Some men and women have ice water in their arteries. I am not one of those.

Apr. 06, 2013 @ 06:01 PM

Wow, can you believe this?

Even though Adam was a few feet away, I could clearly hear his breath.

Mar. 23, 2013 @ 10:36 PM

Picturing perfect times outdoors

Spring is almost here and we’ve passed the winter doldrums.

Mar. 16, 2013 @ 09:13 PM

Southern woods, Southern hospitality

When I looked at the clock, it was 2:15 a.m.

Mar. 09, 2013 @ 09:34 PM

Tales of turkey hunting greats

It was my first turkey hunt.

Mar. 02, 2013 @ 06:43 PM

From canine employee to best friend

This week, I shot quail in Clinton, South Carolina at the Clinton House Game Preserve.

Feb. 23, 2013 @ 10:24 PM

Exit strategy

Uncle Evander carefully placed eighteen Zesta Saltine crackers on the green Formica of his kitchen counter.

Feb. 16, 2013 @ 09:03 PM

Getting old and still seeing the sights

Some think that life during your youth is better than it is once you gain maturity. I am not one of them.

Feb. 09, 2013 @ 03:49 PM

Keep one promise and live better

For most of my life, I’ve lived by a simple rule.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 08:40 PM

Is there life after 50?

This week, I heard a teaser on a local news channel asking the question, “Is there life after 50?”

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 06:50 PM

Winter doldrums? Not really

This is the time of year I used to dread.

Jan. 12, 2013 @ 04:48 PM

Life without a dog?

Life without a dog is less interesting.

Jan. 05, 2013 @ 09:56 PM

Use gun safes for firearm security

Firearms ownership in the United States is more than a tradition. It is a Supreme Court affirmed right.