Christmas Wrappings

Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours!

Aside from being one of the greatest and most patient deer hunters I will likely ever know, my Grandfather Newton is a remarkable bluegrass tenor and guitarist.

Below is a little ditty of him a'pickn' and a'singn' from a Christmas past.

Our Troops Are In Our Thoughts & Prayers.

We Miss You This Holiday Season.

Be Safe & Come Home Soon!

(Left) The Surprise Party and (Right) Not This Trip, Old Pal both by Arthur Davenport Fuller

(Left) The Surprise Party and (Right) Not This Trip, Old Pal both by Arthur Davenport Fuller

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I must admit, I am probably one of the toughest guys on the planet to buy a gift for. Though always gracious, I am super peculiar and have almost everything you can think up to give a sportsman. But this year my wife and girls hit one out of the park. They got me these chessmen which were cast in a very unique interpretation of the Isle of Lewis chess set. They have such a sporting look, the King sits proudly on his deeply carved throne with faithful hound at his side, the Queen has an owl perched on her arm, the Bishop is carrying a lamb, the Rook is blowing his horn into battle or to start the hunt and the Knight, in Saint George fashion, is slaying a dragon. A wonderfully unique present indeed, and an heirloom I will treasure for many, many, years to come. Queen to f8, check mate!