Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...

Marian's Hunting Stories, etc., etc., etc...
Stories of my hunting experiences with family, friends or whatever else I want to blog about.

A Dixie Lady Deer Hunter

Article by Fred Messina, editor of "On Target Outdoors" from The Vicksburg Evening Post on Friday, January 19, 1990. Photo by Bob Phillips.

Bob Phillips came up the other day with a photo of his wife Marian and a deer she got on Brown's Point New Years Eve. The deer was an 8-point with 16 inches of inside spread that weighed in at 190 pounds. A nice trophy in anyone's book. However, the tale Bob told is that this was Marian's fourth deer this year and he claimed that he would have done better than he did if he had not spent so much time hauling Marian's deer out of the woods. Come off it, Bob. We all know who the hunter was.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Baylor's Is Bigger!

Young angler Baylor, grandson of Kenny and Suzanne Byrd of Edinburg, MS caught a bigger fish than his sister, Ally.  That's a BIG one Baylor and I'm so proud of you!  My congrats in our great wild and wonderful Mississippi outdoors!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Leaf River Blues Band Playing @ The Big Muddy


I'm giving a shout-out to my son-in-law, Stan Bryant, who will be playing tomorrow night at The Big Muddy here in my hometown of Vicksburg, MS.  Stan plays the guitar and I wish I could be there for his first-time performance but had made reservations to go to our annual Saint Francis/St. Aloysius Banquet at the same time frame.  It will be 58 years for our graduating Class of 1959!  I really hate to miss this but hopefully, next time when his band plays, I will be able to go.  Info below for the event.

Leaf River Blues Band and Friends (Delta Blues)

Public · Hosted by The BIG MUDDY and Vicksburg Blues Society
Tomorrow at 7 PM - 10 PM
1414 Washington St., Vicksburg, Mississippi  39180


The Leaf River Blues Blues Band was founded in 2005 by Bobby D. Benison. Bobby is an exceptional guitarist, playing old blues "finger style". Their influences include Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Elmore James and Robert Johnson.

This very special performance will include:
Bobby D. Benison (Guitars and Harmonica)
Jimmy Burge (Bass)
Bobby Coleman (Drums)
Nathan Bankston (Vocals)
Jim Grantham (Keys)
Stan Bryant (Guitar)
Tabatha Saulsberry (Vocals)

www.VicksburgBlues.net


Thursday, April 27, 2017

A Thunderbird!

K. C. Kloppel of Stevensville, Montana and his son, Bradley (B-Rad) shot this awesome thunderbird recently.  What an awesome bird!  Check out the smile on B-Rad's face which is priceless!  My congrats to both hunters in our great wild and wonderful outdoors.  Parenting Done Right!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Northbound/Southbound Tows

I went by the Mississippi Visitors Center this morning and saw a towboat northbound by my app FINDSHIP that it was the M/V Steve E Bryan. 

A huge tow...

...coming under the bridges.

I-20 on the left and old Hwy 80 on the right.


Cannons on the overlook lawn at the Mississippi Visitor Center in my Civil War hometown of Vicksburg, MS.

Before I went by the MS Visitor Center, I stopped by the Louisiana Circle and saw the M/V Robert L Posey southbound towards the bridges. 
  
M/V Robert L Posey southbound with loaded containers heading to it's destination.  Safe travels to both towboats on the Mighty Mississippi River.

Fishing With Ally!

Ally, granddaughter of Kenny and Suzanne Byrd of Edinburg, MS, recently caught her a fish in the family pond.  She caught it on her pink fishing pole and looks like she is really enjoying herself with that priceless smile.  Congratulations to Ally in our great wild and wonderful Mississippi outdoors!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

St. Jude Dream Home Pictures #3

This past Friday, Johnette and I took a trip to Flowood, MS, to see the St. Jude Dream Home that was given away Sunday to winner, Coy Allen Hill of Brandon, MS.  We toured the lovely home and I took a lot of pictures and sharing with you.  #1 of St. Jude Dream Home and #2 of St. Jude Dream Home.

I really like this wooden bed. 




Love the Singer sewing machine table.

Another bedroom that was smaller and possibly could be used as an office or nursery.

One more picture of the opened living room, dinning and kitchen area.

Love this stove.

Lovely Princess and Queen hosting and had to take their picture.  Adorable!

A beautiful sculptured water fountain at the entrance of the gated subdivision. 


 
Ducks in the neighborhood!


Another beautiful water fountain in the subdivision.
The End

Monday, April 24, 2017

St. Jude Dream Home Pictures #2

This past Friday, Johnette and I took a trip to Flowood, MS to see the St. Jude Dream Home that was given away yesterday to winner, Coy Allen Hill of Brandon, MS.  We toured the lovely home and I took a lot of pictures and sharing with you.  #1 St. Jude Dream Home.  Continued...

Covered patio with a cross embedded in the floor.

A very nice area for grilling.

Love this outdoor furniture.

Love the white brick in the mud room.

Nice built-in refrigerator.

Picture over the dinning table.

Making our way over to the bedrooms.

Lots of shelf spaces.

Master bedroom.

Master bathroom.

Love this tub.

Shower

His...

and Hers sinks!

Walk-in bathroom closet.

To be continued...

Sunday, April 23, 2017

St. Jude Dream Home Pictures #1

This past Friday, Johnette and I took a trip to Flowood, MS to see the St. Jude Dream Home to be given away today.  We toured the lovely home and I took a lot of pictures and will be sharing them in the next couple of days.  We also took a chance on winning a house full of furniture from Ross Furniture that would be given away as well.  Tickets for $100.00 to win this beautiful dream home was sold out by 3:00 that afternoon.  (Click on pictures to enlarge)




A beautiful cross embedded at the entrance of the doorway.

Dinning

Living and Dinning.
 
Kitchen

The Living, Dinning and Kitchen area was all opened in one space.

Den


Loved this sofa pillow.


Over the fireplace.

The next two days I will post more pictures of this beautiful dream home.  The LUCKY winner of the 2017 St. Jude Dream Home is Coy Allen Hill of Brandon!  
To be continued...
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