The Fresh Start

Old cellar hole, -16° F wind chill

It’s a fresh start for me, having defeated Lyme Disease after a several year battle. My plan is to re-invigorate Viam Fec and bring the Opus Magnum of my life to fruition. Today has been cold in the Great North Woods. I just got back from a short scout with my trusted rifle “Thump”. We […]

Scout 2 Mount Garfield Area

African Carry

On our second patrol, Thump and I practiced the African Carry method as well as the Bail Out Bag weight carry method I have been working on. As always there have been lessons learned and ideas created. Generally I do not like to have my rifle slung on my body in any way. At awkward […]

Scout 1 Mount Garfield Area

An old blaze line recently re-painted red

On this my first patrol with Thump, the stainless steel Sako Kodiak in .375 Holland and Holland Magnum, I explored a short gated logging road in the National Forest where I often walk for exercise. In addition I did some bushwhacking just off the road, discovering new-to-me areas with the usual unexpected adventures. Conditions: Overcast […]