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Outdoor Adventures in the Southeast

For those who are fairly new to my blog, I wanted to go back and list some of my past posts dedicated to outdoor adventures in the Southeast. The South is rich with places to see, trails to hike, lakes … Continue reading

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Ghost Hunt – A Poem

I’m having some fun this week writing poetry and blending this with one of my other passions, ghost hunting. Yes, ghost hunting, but see if you can figure out what kind of ghost I’m hunting. I know, Halloween has passed, … Continue reading

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Sixthday Sportsmen Magazine

For my sportsmen (and women) friends who read this blog, I want to make you aware of a fairly new magazine—Sixthday Sportsmen. Recently I’ve become acquainted with the publisher, Dave Iverson. We’ve been exchanging emails, and I hope the magazine … Continue reading

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Animal Tracks ID Infographic

I found this great animal tracks ID infographic over at Hiking Michigan. For those who love nature and enjoy getting outdoors, I thought you might be able to use this guide. On the spiritual side, this infographic reminded me about … Continue reading

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The Lord is My Guide

Psalm 23 continues to be one of my favorite Psalms. I’m impressed by how David relates so personally to God. David could easily identify with shepherding, and he saw God as his great Shepherd. Of course, David was a shepherd … Continue reading

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Bring On The Heat

You may be thinking the post title alludes to baseball or a romantic story. In a way, it is about my love affair with this time of year—spring and the approaching summertime. Ah yes, summertime, way overdue here in the … Continue reading

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Eagles, The Outdoors, and Family Fun

Last weekend my family and I made our annual pilgrimage to see eagles in Guntersville, Alabama. Everyone had such a fun time. What a pleasant break from the icy weather thats been visiting the south this winter. I felt like … Continue reading

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Nature Provides

This beautiful Red-shouldered Hawk perched on a tree in our backyard on Saturday. My wife snapped the picture. It’s pretty common to see these hawks being chased by crows and to hear their distinctive kee-yeeear vocals. This particular snapshot also … Continue reading

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5 Fishing Tips for Bloggers

What if I told you that fishing just might reveal some important tips to becoming a better blogger? Or another way of looking at it—a more fulfilled blogger. Allow me to reel in my core idea right from the very … Continue reading

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The Prudent See Danger

You don’t have to be a Jack Hanna or Marty Stouffer, to know the whitetail deer is hard to sneak up on. God has equipped the whitetail with an amazing sense of smell, hearing, and sight. And likewise, God has … Continue reading

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The Hiker’s Prayer

The Hiker’s Prayer Thank you God for the rising sun. You’ve granted me another day. Your grace is amazing; bless you faithful Lord. The creation sings your praise, and I join the sound. Heal my tired soul; restore my aching … Continue reading

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No Eye Has Seen

No eye has seen, no ear has heard and no one’s heart has imagined all the things that God has prepared for those who love him. 1 Corinthians 2:9 (CJB) This is a favorite verse especially when my heart gets … Continue reading

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Outdoor Adventure in North Georgia

Call it outdoor adventure, medicine, or therapy, but it works! This past week I took some time off to enjoy the outdoors with my wife and friends. My spiritual, emotional, and physical energy banks have been recharged. One day, my … Continue reading

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Finding Great Deals on Outdoor Equipment

As spring infects the landscape, I find myself more and more consumed with the outdoor fever. I’ve been turkey hunting a couple of times, and am gearing up for the fishing season. Been on a few hikes. Even visited a … Continue reading

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Time to Go Fishing

Spring has arrived here in Georgia, and the weather is getting warmer each week. My son has already beat me to the lake and scored big time. During spring break he caught several largemouth bass and was able to spend … Continue reading

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Discovering Easter in the Outdoors

Yesterday morning, I found myself sitting against a pine tree waiting and listening for a turkey to gobble in the distance.  Those early morning hours are magical as the new light awakens the day shift of the forest.  What a … Continue reading

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Being Thankful – A Change of Perspective

What is rocking your boat right now? When you hear Bible verses like — in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:18) — do they seem like empty words to you? … Continue reading

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Colors of Nature

Gold The color of the morning sun. Calling on unfaltering days. Upward the arc, top at noon, Down again, till evening sways. Blue The color of the clearing sky: Air to waving, whistling wings. Inspiring us to look that way, … Continue reading

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An Understanding of Hunting

In recent months my son and I have been chasing the ever elusive Whitetail Deer. The season has now closed, but turkey season and spring fishing are just around the corner. This is a heritage my father has passed on … Continue reading

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The Eagle Trip

Once again, our family traveled to Guntersville State Park to see the great Bald Eagle. We were able to see several eagles soaring overhead. This year, however, the nest we usually visit was empty–no adult eagles or eaglets. We did … Continue reading

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