I was literally dreaming about squirrel gravy. Not in a gross, bad dream sort of way, but in a I'm asleep and hungry so I'm dreaming about tasty things sort of way. The squirrel gravy I made for the pot pie the other day. The one with mushrooms, juniper, rosemary, and sage. Possibly the most delicious gravy… Read more...





I'm not sure what makes hunting so different than fishing. As somebody who was on the "outside" for so long, I have somewhat of an understanding of perceptions and stereotypes regarding anglers and hunters. I'm not sure how "inside" I am now, but surely more than I was five or six years ago. When I suddenly… Read more...

Summer is here. It's been a while since I last posted. I've been busy. Busy doing lots of things; so busy that most of my time has been spent doing stuff. I'd rather do things than write about things. But what is a blog if not a place to share what I've been up to? In… Read more...

Last November 15– the opening day of Firearm Deer Season in Michigan– I found myself in a tree with Rob Vink. It was a great and educational morning of wearing camo, being cold, watching squirrels, dragging deer, and eating breakfast on the back of a truck. It was very nice of Mark and Rob to… Read more...

This Saturday I completed the Michigan Hunter's Safety Course, the training necessary for purchasing a hunting license. To risk sounding overdramatic, it was the next step in a long journey that started when my friends handed me a fishing rod those few years ago. Although I love everything about fishing– being outside, exploring new waters,… Read more...