Kittery Trading Post

I hit one of my favorite outdoor retail stores earlier this week – Kittery Trading Post in Kittery, ME.  This fine Southern Maine retailer has been serving the needs of New England’s outdoor sports enthusiasts for over 75 years and they’re still going strong today. Kittery Trading Post, otherwise known as KTP, has something forContinue reading “Kittery Trading Post”

International Bowhunter Education Program

Last Saturday I attended a full-day bowhunter education course that was administered by the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game.  Now I’ve had a bow in my hands for 27 of my 44 years on this earth; with that much experience what do I need with a bowhunter education course? The primary answer boils down toContinue reading “International Bowhunter Education Program”

There are many like it, but this one is mine

“There are many like it, but this one is mine” is an excerpt from the Marine Corps Rifleman’s Creed that all enlisted Marines learn during recruit training.  The Rifleman’s Creed has serious meaning that goes far beyond the analogy I’m about to use; I certainly must acknowledge that before moving on. So what I amContinue reading “There are many like it, but this one is mine”

My 3 essential outdoor items

I see them every single day.  Their location is strategic; they’re intentionally placed in a closet where I am sure to encounter them with regularity.  They are inanimate objects, but despite having no voice they call my name every time I see them.  They are like a dog with a ball in its mouth, staringContinue reading “My 3 essential outdoor items”