Category Archives: OUTDOOR CORNER

Taking the Easy Way Out Less Often

Written on January 7, 2016 at 11:57 am, by

Forgive me if this column squeaks like the Tin Man after a thunderstorm, but the author is a bit rusty. But after contemplating New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get in shape, returning to writing a some-what regular sports editorial seems likely to be a little less painful. Unfortunately my expanding waistline hasn’t happened […]

Point Differential – Doing Your Best or Showing up the Opposition?

Written on December 9, 2014 at 2:30 pm, by

Last time I checked, the goal of a basketball game was to score more points than your opponent. So I guess I’m a bit surprised by the backlash I’ve been hearing about Scotland County’s opening round victory at the Novinger Tourney where the Lady Tigers overpowered Bevier by a final score of 96-5. Apparently some […]

Nailed It!

Written on July 23, 2014 at 6:20 pm, by

On Sunday morning I listened to a friend give a humorous message regarding perfection. He highlighted the social media forum Pinterest, where folks share images and ideas. You can browse the site for decorating tips, cooking recipes, and how-to’s on home improvements just to list a  few popular topics. A new post type has become […]

Getting the Message

Written on June 14, 2012 at 4:53 pm, by

As a virtual rookie to Christianity,  I often find myself a bit overwhelmed when engaged in theological conversations or scriptural deliberation. When Pastor Steve rattles off half a dozen different verses and five or six exotic names or ancient locals, it can be a bit overwhelming. I’m not trying to hone in on the Outdoor […]

Bobcat Queen

Written on May 18, 2012 at 9:40 pm, by

English playwright William Congreve’s 1697 play “The Morning Bride” immortalized the concept that even the underworld has no fury like a woman scorned. While classifying it as fury, might be a bit extreme, I still think I could have lived without the recent trapping-related passion that was inspired by the disparagement unknowingly cast my wife’s […]