Friday, February 29, 2008
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
This clip all 3 guys jumped. First Brennan Muir, then Tim Rice,and then Andrew Rice.
...And Ashley thought I couldn't get her pic.
Posing for the camera at the base of a lift. Tim, Brennan, Jonathan, Andrew, Dustin, Ashley and myself.
A view from the Lodge of the MardiGras People Mover.
--2 Tim. 3:7
"The find also raises questions about what prompted civilizations to form throughout the planet at more or less the same time," said Ruth Shady, a prominent Peruvian archaeologist.
It is very sad that the rocks are crying out "Hello - There is a God!! We did not evolve!! We were created!!" but they cannot see the forest for the trees.
Here is Kenton last night shoveling about 6 heavy inches of snow. This morning when I got up there was about another 12" on top of that.
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Paul Houseworth, Arnold Guntrum, Jim Gurnee and Kenton Gurnee
Kenton won a knife.
....and a video game.
Reading the plaque: 2007-2008 Youngest Successful Buck Hunter
Posing with his trophy.
Some of Daryl Muir's taxidermy work.
Kenton proudly posed with his 1st squirrel that Daryl Muir mounted. The squirrell is sitting on the branch Kenton shot him off. The leaves and sticks on the habitat base are from the base of that little tree.
Here is a blurry photo Dad took of my collection before it started.
Kenton just won a trophy for the 2007-2008 Youngest Successful Buck Hunter.
Paul Houseworth shared a story about shooting his ram rod out of the barrell of his muzzle loader.
Daryl Muir and I tied for a prize on the buck scoring contest. Our scores were with in inches of each score. We both nailed one score at 162". I won a cool Mossy Oak hoody.
Friday, February 22, 2008
"We have silver in our hair.
We have gold in our teeth.
We have stones in our kidneys.
We have lead in our feet and.....
We are loaded with natural gas.
Yep!! I say they are more valuable!!! :)
Another one from Tom and Connie Rodgers.
Thanks to Tom and Connie Rodgers for sending this my way.
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Long story.....here is a pic of a tractor that is not the exact one but the same make and model. I recieved a call today and the tractor was paid for....I am still waiting to hear if Dad will let me say he bought it for me. The tractor pictured here is priced firm at $9,500.00. Needless to say I think I got a good deal.
It is dangerous having a tractor dealer at the end of the road that my inlaws farm is on. I can not tell you how many times I have pulled in and asked prices on tractors that were traded in. Julie's Uncle Tim tested it out for me. It is a Ford 3600 with about 2,000 hours. It started right up at 20+ degrees out with no ether or heater. I will post pictures of it when it is delivered.
Saturday, February 16, 2008
I apologize for not mushing on here on Valentines Day. I am not one for allot of PDA(Public Displays of Affection.) There is a time and place for everything! :) She definately was worth the weeding and waiting!
No comments about that skinny guy in the picture and whatever happened to him!
Thursday, February 14, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bill Belichick has been illegally taping opponents' defensive signals since he became the New England Patriots' coach in 2000, according to Sen. Arlen Specter, who said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told him that during a meeting Wednesday.
I would hate to admit being a Patriots fan! Now we know why the Steelers lost the AFC game to the Patriots in 2004.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
Where: Haliburton Highlands - just south of the Alagonquin State Park, Ontario Canada
Who: While working as Operations Manager of a Shipping Company in Pittburgh an attorney asked me to join him on a hunting trip to Canada. I turned him down the first year. The second year he twisted my arm hard enough I finally gave in.
Why: Because at $900 for the liscence, gas, guide, food, and lodging, I thought it was a great deal. The guide even guaranteed us a bear that weighed at least 250 lbs.
This bear was the 4th I had seen. The first two days I had 2 bears within 5 yards of me. I had picked a spot along a river that they crossed and sat up along the trail. I was too close and could not get my gun up. I sat there for about a minute with the bear directly looking into my eyes. That was very cool. After seeing the same or similar smaller bear(250lbs) I decided to try a new spot. On the third day I moved to a new spot and saw a 400 pounder in the morning. I set up that evening in the same place and caught him passing through. He weighed 420 lbs field dressed. It was an awesome experience I will never forget. I shot at the bear and got a clean shot right behind the shoulders. The bear did what they mostly do and started to thrash around and let out the horrible wailing, moaning growl that is called there death wail. As the bear was doing this I set the gun down and took a picture. Then the bear started to run off. I quickly grabbed my rifle and squeezed another shot off at the running bear. I always thought I had missed that second shot. When I skinned out my bear I found the the two holes entrance and exit. Later when I had the meat cut up the butcher gave me the expanded bullet that he had cut out of the bear front right leg. That got me to wondering. I called up Daryl Muir my taxidermist who was tanning the hids of teh bear and asked him how many holes. He explained that it looked like the bear had been shot in the right side and exited the left. I had shot the bear on the left. After a short discussion I realized what had taken place. It was a once in lifetime occurence onlong the same lines of Robin Hooded arrows. My first shot had entered the bear on the left and exited on the right. The second bullet had gone in the same exact entry hole making the hole slightly larger. Sincethe bear was running quartering away from me the bullet had angled and lodged in the bears right front shoulder.
Here is the bear right after I shot it. I chased it down and walked up to it. I was told by my guide that I should have waited for a little while before taking out after it. I just wanted to make sure that he did not get away.
You can see the mass of his body with my gun laying along side of him. He was 6' 8" from his tail to the tip of his nose. His skull measured 11" by 7" for a total of 18". I will try to find a picture of his paw and scan in.
Here is my guide holding the bears paw.