99 44/100 % true…
That’s how I describe them. Once, in the grand style of one of my most beloved writers, Patrick F. McManus, I decided the world needed to hear my own true tales of fishing, hunting, and camping. After all, I could give them a unique perspective: a female perspective.
So far, only a select audience has ever read these snippets of a past life. A life I’d like to get back, but at the same time, am glad is long behind me.
So, for the holidays this year, look for “No Turn Unstoned; No Bait Unhooked” six short stories of my misspent sporting youth. All of them 99 44/100% true! With many hand-drawn, colorful metaphors.
Here are some highlights:
“Shoot zee deer, Ter. Vhy are you not shooting zee deer?
Zhey are eating mein garten! Kill zhem all!”
What happens when you have a landlord determined
to eliminate an entire species from Tewksbury Township.
‡ First Bass ‡
I undergo Bass Basic Training
‡ Sharon and the Raccoons ‡
Have a hair-raising time with the Roy sisters on safari
in the wilds of northwesternmost Sussex County, NJ
‡ Camping with Mom ‡
A lifetime legacy of memories
‡ A Good Horse ‡
He was skinny. He made ugly faces. He was free, and he was my first horse.
‡ The Deer Little Tail ‡
“My first deer, Terry-terry! My first deer!”
Does a road kill count as a First Deer? My housemate at the time certainly thought so,
since she saw it first.