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Mike Wilson: Some famous (and almost fatal) last words

The most dangerous two words in all the world have nothing to do with hunting. You likely won’t find them on a construction job or ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: It’s all there, somewhere

We’ve all got some. C’mon, let’s be honest now. There are places in your house where things just happen to accumulate. In my office at ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: It’s that time of year again

I shot my first deer as an adult in Virginia about 35 years ago. Here’s a story of a couple variations of buck fever. When ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, February 8, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: The legend of Uncle Vaudie

After I lectured to a Hispanic culture class about the profound importance of “fictive kinship” (social bonds unrelated to blood or marriage) in Latino societies, ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, January 25, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: The story of Big Bob and Hampden-Sydney

It was with considerable distress that I recently discovered in a Christmas card from an old friend that another, Robert Eugene Wells, had passed away ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, January 18, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: I have no regrets

Thinking back across the decades as we go through another January, I am struck by the thought that Identified Flying Objects actually inspire more fear ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, January 11, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: Things never go exactly the way they should

Well, we’re entering a new year, but somehow I’m still learning the same old lessons. I killed my first duck, a hen mallard, while lying ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, January 4, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: A New Year’s tradition and a Museum of Ham

My granddaddy used to get country hams and fresh tenderloin from a childhood friend, Jumper, who stuck with farming after the Depression and always kept ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Friday, December 29, 2023 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: It was the Christmas of ‘61 I remember most

What I remember most about the Christmas of 1961 was seeing natural ice for the first time (at least, the first time I can remember) ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, December 21, 2023 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: Oh, he’ll be back… and so will I

I suppose I am sometimes viewed as “portly” by those with enriched active vocabularies. Accordingly, my chest waders (to use the nomenclature of most outdoor ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, December 7, 2023 12:01 pm

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