Monthly Archives: December 2009

31 Dec

>Happy New Year

Steven K. Ledin,

Hope Christmas was great, and have a Happy New Year! God bless you and yours!…

23 Dec

>Merry Christmas with Steve’s Slow-Cook Venison Stew!

Steven K. Ledin,

Not many foods can thaw a cold winter chill like a hot hearty stew made from meat with an animal you have taken. This is how I built my last batch of elk stew, courtesy of an animal taken this October in Colorado with the Burris company.
Steve’s Slow-Cook Venison Stew:
In a large slow cooker, add the ingredients in the following order:

A few carrots cut into one inch pieces, or baby carrots.

A few ribs of celery in one inch pieces

Several red potatoes cut into one inch chunks

A few parsnips cut into one inch chunks (this

11 Dec

>Docter Shawn’s Weatherby with Nikon Monarch Riflescope and Leupold Scope Mounting System

Steven K. Ledin,

A week or so after I fell coming down a mountain on my last elk hunt I discovered I buggered my knee. Wasn’t getting better, so I had to see someone. I filled out the form at the doctor’s office, and in the paperwork under the explanation of how the injury happened, I put “fell while hiking.” When I finally saw the doctor and he asked me exactly what happened, I said “fell while hunting” instead of “fell while hiking.” He looked at me strangely and said, “Hunting, huh? Did you kill anything?” I thought, oh, crap. Here

09 Dec

>Pearl Harbor Anniversary, BLACKHAWK, Leupold, and Bushnell Weather Stations

Steven K. Ledin,

December 7th, Pearl Harbor day, was the anniversary of the day I joined the Navy, thirty years ago. Dad was old Navy also. He asked if I had my flag up at home, and the answer was, “Yes, Sir!”. Of course it stays up 365 days a year. Dad was just invited to Washington, DC to tour a bunch of sites with 99 other WWII veterans. He was asked to wear a uniform if he still had one and could. He got into his dress blue top, but had to get his wife’s help getting out of