You might want to rethink that wedding date. There might be better times for a whitetail hunter to have a wedding anniversary than the beginning of the rut.
Places I've lived: Warren County, PA (where I was born) Quincy, Mass (where I went to college), Kansas City (where I went to seminary), North Carolina, Washington D.C., and back to Warren County, PA in 1981.
Places I've worked: Meat shop, machine shop, churches, and a large catalog company for 24 years, where I learned a lot about writing.
What I do: I do freelance writing for several outdoor magazines (only once for D&DH, but hopefully more in the future), I write a local newspaper column, and I speak at sportsmen's dinners at churches and other events. I'm also pastor of a small church, and the writing and speaking supplement my income.
My family: I have a son in South Korea (teaching English there) and a daughter in Chicago (in medical school.) I've been married to the lovely Barbara for 34½ years. She works at the local hospital scheduling surgeries.
Where I've hunted: I do most of my hunting in PA, and since I live just 4 miles from the PA/NY border I started hunting there about 4 years ago. I've also hunted in Alaska, Ontario, Maine and a little in North Carolina.
Where I'd like to hunt: In America, I'd like to hunt whitetails in Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and a few other places. I'd also like to hunt antelope, caribou and wild pigs.
For fun: I've been working with my 80-year old father at inventing a new turkey call (which isn't quite perfected yet), and I hope to call in a turkey with it in the spring for him.
When the Everyday Hunter
isn't hunting, he's thinking about hunting, talking about hunting, dreaming about hunting, writing about hunting, or wishing he were hunting.