Phone Call From My GP.
A phone call September 2012 from my G.P., ‘Dave, I need to see you’. During a visit a few days before, he had identified a life long back problem being the cause of chronic hip pain ruling out hip replacement,much to my relief, when he commented, he hadn’t seen me for a year or two we better do some blood tests.
The diagnosis; ‘Dave, your psa level is 45 and you have advanced prostate cancer, I have made an appointment for you to see a urologist tomorrow’. Completely numbed I thought to myself, ‘What did he just say’? He finished, ‘I advise you to take it’.
The urologist was unimpressed, but settled a little when I said, ‘I don’t even know why I’m here, let alone what a urologist is’. After computer analysis I was told a 90% cha...
Duck Hunting Season.
A Family ritual for generations, duck hunting is set to continue for some time yet despite extreme left wing extremists attempts to have it curtailed. A tradition for centuries, duck hunting methods are all that have changed. We all have to eat to survive and hunting successfully is a skill and a sport enjoyed by kids, dogs, sons and daughters alike.
Firstly we shouldn’t force a kid into something they do not want to do, after all, duck hunting is not for everyone. However if your young person is keen he or she will learn skills in safety, animal behavior, weather conditions, camouflage and having fun and how it relates. Working your dog, and identifying hunting as a source of food not to be rejected or wasted, is sound education.