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The Folds of Honor

The Folds of Honor

Editor’s note: The following updates a piece I wrote several years ago. Since then, the Folds of Honor has continued to help sons and..

June 26, 2017
A Backyard Hawk Show Can Be Most Entertaining

A Backyard Hawk Show Can Be Most Entertaining

As much as I enjoy watching the birds in the woods and around my backyard, I know I could be much better at it if it weren’t for a few..

June 26, 2017
The Mockingbird

The Mockingbird

Play make-believe with me for a moment, OK? Let’s say you die and then you are reincarnated as a bird. What bird would you be? Would you..

January 27, 2017
Natural Watershed Gets Protection

Natural Watershed Gets Protection

Great places like Forest Park in the heart of St. Louis provide a little bit of green among the concrete jungle, but for all of the..

January 27, 2017
If We Lived Five Hundred Years

If We Lived Five Hundred Years

Some might say I have lived fast and hard. And now that I am in my 60s, with the way I feel sometimes, I might agree. Groucho Marx once..

December 29, 2016
Removing Plants That Don’t Belong

Removing Plants That Don’t Belong

I am proud of my crusade against the invasive honeysuckle bush species. I have pulled, cut and poisoned hundreds of the plants around my..

December 29, 2016
The Condo

The Condo

More than three decades ago, one of life’s simple turns smiled upon me. My wife’s brother, Greg Doak, bought a condo at Lake of the..

November 10, 2016
Hunting Educator Offers Encouragement

Hunting Educator Offers Encouragement

While counting blessings during the upcoming hunting season, we should be sure to give thanks for those volunteers who have made our sport..

November 10, 2016
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

(Editor’s note: Following the recent terrorist attacks across our great country, this is a new version of an old column I wrote shortly..

September 12, 2016
These Special Lures Provide Jobs, too

These Special Lures Provide Jobs, too

Generally I don’t write product review stories, but I am hooked on some new spinner baits I purchased recently, and I am hopeful that..

September 12, 2016
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