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Good luck deer hunters!

I've never gone deer hunting myself, but I come from a family of deer hunters. The town I grew up in was full of deer hunting madness and in November I'm pretty sure its official colors are blaze orange and blaze orange.

That's why I get a little ticked off when I hear people promote the crazy stereotype that all deer hunters do is sit around in "deer camp"  slam down cans of cheap beer, eat beef jerky and pass gas.

Most deer hunters I know are very serious about it, and certainly would not go out into the woods drunk or even with a hangover!

My dad went hunting every year. He was more successful in the years before I was born (see picture above), he usually came home with nothing in his trunk but a spare tire. That didn't stop him from enjoying every minute of the tradition, and the preparation that went with it.

My favorite part of being around my dad at hunting season? He always had full size Hershey bars in his coat pocket for "energy," and every once in a while there would be one left for me.

Good luck hunters---be safe!


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11/22/2013 10:01AM
Good luck deer hunters!
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11/22/2013 6:39PM
Good luck deer hunters
Great photo and story, Kitty!
11/23/2013 1:09PM
Hershey Bars
Had to laugh at that one....my dad also carried a pocket full of Hershey bars! Maybe that's how he got me to go with him once in awhile! Brenda
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