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, February 22, 2014

Towboat In The Fog

My brother-in-law, Chris Ables, took this picture with his cell phone of a towboat making it's way under the bridges at Vicksburg, MS, a few days ago around 8:30 in the morning.  You can barely see the top of the towboat as it makes it's way north.  He periodically reads instruments on the banks of the Mississippi River measuring the ground movements.  On this particular morning he was repairing and installing new instruments. 

2 comments:

Ken Ledbetter said...

It's great to have someone like you to keep us informed about Old Muddy, sometimes I just don't pay attention to the river and I live a couple of miles away from it.

Marian Love Phillips said...

Thanks Ken...appreciate you coming by for a visit! :)

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