Jake was shot to death on Mother’s Day. It came as a surprise even though I had been mentally prepared for it for some time. I didn’t know when or where it would happen, but I did know “how”. It would be at the hands of my husband who had been hunting for a tom […]
For weeks, I’ve known that murder was on the horizon. My father had purchased a turkey tag and he was going to use it. Toms, jakes, and hens have been frequenting the yard all spring. They hardly stood a chance against a man in his pajamas with a mask and a gun. Jake’s […]
The Turkey Trot or Wild Turkey Mating Dance is Amazing!
Adventure on the edge of the wilderness can take on many forms and one of them is watching wildlife and learning about the turkey trot. Toms and hens have been having a wild turkey parade on our lawn; the gobblers having harems of 20 or more females! It’s mating season and the males […]
Mating Dance of Wild Turkeys
Be careful when you look out of your kitchen window. You may get more than you bargained for!