Category: Blog

Hunting with my wife (Ends)

My experience with Kristina is that we tend to talk about novels (not mine when we’re hunting, about which ones she liked, which ones I did, which ones she thinks I should read. Or else it’s TV or movies or poetry, all of it in the slightly emended spirit …

Hunting with my wife (P4)

Once we’d done this sort of hunting over a season, I heard Norman to Navarre, quite definitely within my hearing, and even laughing, “Hunting with Ford’s like hunting with two dogs, you know? One dog points , then the other dog, old Ford, goes in and flushes the bird out. I don’t mind …

Hunting with my wife (P3)

Kristina has been slow to acquire this brand of forwardness, though. She has become a precise shot, but not routinely a fast one. She does not always watch the dogs closely nor move to them with sureness when they are near birds. She is often still startled by …

Hunting with my wife (P2)

It is, of course, hard for adults to learn anything new and complicated (retrained Navy admirals and laid-off auto executives will bear this out). I have, for example, wanted and tried for years to learn to play the harmonica. I even had a friend who plays in a …