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Target Practice

wild turkeys hanging aroundLast year, I documented the supreme failure that was my attempt to go turkey hunting with one of Susanne’s colleagues from school. Waiting around at 5AM for a no-show date with something other than destiny, I raised an eyebrow when a year later, he told me that we were once again nearing turkey season. Fool me once, shame on him, I responded. No, no, this time it will all work out, he said, a big grin on his face as reassurance against my skepticism. Let’s try some skeet shooting first so you can get the hang of guns, he said.

There are some days in my life in which I feel moderately unprepared to handle the events as they stream toward me. This certainly counted as one of them. Read More…

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