I am a proud native of North Carolina with a deep love for the sporting lifestyle and everything Southern. My book collection seems to grow endlessly, and I have a particular fondness for collecting vintage duck decoys. Despite appearing content, my heart longs to return to Africa for another safari adventure. John 3:16

  • Hunting

    Antlers I Have Found

    There’s a certain mystique surrounding antlers that transcends the realm of hunting. It’s not uncommon to find articles in home decor magazines and interior design blogs suggesting creative ways to incorporate these natural artifacts into interior spaces, moving beyond the traditional deer head mounted above the fireplace. Each discarded antler carries with it a tale waiting to be discovered.

  • Culture,  Bookshelf

    North Carolina’s Deadliest Train Crash: 80 Years Later

    December 16, 2023, marks the 80th anniversary of the Rennert railroad accident, a tragic event that occurred in Rennert, North Carolina. This devastating incident, which remains the deadliest train crash in North Carolina’s history, claimed the lives of 74 individuals when the northbound Tamiami Champion collided with the derailed rear three cars of its southbound counterpart.

  • Lifestyle

    Christmas Town U.S.A.

    Experience the magic of the holiday season in McAdenville, NC, also known as Christmas Town USA! Take a stroll through the enchanting light displays, feel the warmth of the community, and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

  • Spirits,  Hunting,  Lifestyle,  Bookshelf

    Holiday Guide 2023

    Introducing our exclusive Holiday Gift Guide, carefully curated to bring joy and delight to your loved ones this festive season. From thrilling adventures to cozy comforts, we’ve handpicked the perfect gifts across five distinct categories to make your holiday shopping a breeze.

  • Hunting,  Fiction

    Eternal Echoes: A Haunting Hunt

    Step into a chilling tale as we follow Josh on a crisp April morning. His mind, shrouded by the remnants of a heated argument the previous night. With sleep-deprived eyes, he journeys to the farm he has been granted permission to hunt. Hoping the serene silence of the woods will grant him solace and clarity, little does he know, he will come to face to face with phantoms from the past.

  • Art,  Hunting

    Ding Darling: The Father of the Duck Stamp

    In the realm of wildlife conservation, few names evoke as much reverence as Jay Norwood "Ding" Darling. A renowned political cartoonist turned environmentalist, Darling made an indelible mark on the world with his tireless efforts to preserve and protect our nation's waterfowl populations.

  • Quotes

    Five Quotes About Hunting

    These five thought-provoking quotes on hunting will resonate not only with seasoned hunters but also stir the curiosity of those fascinated by the intricate harmony between mankind and the wilderness. From the eloquent reflections of iconic figures to the poetic expressions of nature’s beauty, these quotes encapsulate the very essence of hunting as never before.