Personal stories bring guns to life

For some people, “guns” is a four-letter word. Yet to others it connotes family history, hunting, the outdoors, companionship and tradition.

Both groups are aware of the havoc that guns can wreak, but gun control is a complicated issue best discussed by people smarter than me. This is an article about a bunch of guys just enjoying guns.

As James Whitcomb Riley wrote about late October, “When the frost is on the punkin’ and the fodders in the shock … When the heat of summer’s over and the coolin’ fall is here — ”, birds and animals prepare for a long winter via migration or foraging to increase their fat stores.

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