Thursday, September 06, 2007

The Hunt

I come from a land of hunters. Hunting and fishing are huge down here. Last Saturday was the opening day of 'Dove Season', and my father-in-law, who is big on hunting, invited Mark and my boy on what would be John's first hunt. Mark bought him some little headphones to wear, and of course, we had to coordinate the whole 'camo' outfit (because if you're hunting, you have to look good, right?!).


Here he is on the way back home. They actually got a few doves and Mark even BBQed a couple for Labor Day. Eiuuu. I stayed far, far away. Have I mentioned I don't like to eat cute, little forest creatures (deer, rabbits, squirrels, doves, etc)? Mark said John had a good first experience, but was WIPED OUT afterwards.

20 comments:

Sarah said...

He is getting so so big Renee!!! So glad he had such a nice bonding experiance!

I would have stayed far far away too!

chesneygirl said...

What great bonding time with daddy for John!!!

My husband cannot WAIT until Adam can go deer hunting with him! :)

LOOOVE the coordinating camo outfits... that is SOO my son and husband too!!

Laurie said...

How fun! Does John M have a lifetime hunting license, yet? :)

Glenn's Mommy said...

He looks absolutely beat!

Please pass the dove meat? That doesn't sound right. :)

Toes in the sand said...

BBQ'd dove? Oh ick! John M is adorable!

Greta said...

awww i love that pick of him sacked out....

Mary Tsao said...

That kid is zonked out! I love how his headphones are on his lap. Looks like he was out fast!

PeanutButtersMum said...

Wow. I could NEVER eat something that someone I knew killed. Did that make sense? Eek! BBQ'd pigeon, huh? Does it actually taste good or is it just the fact that they CAN eat it, so they DO??? ;)

martie said...

Startin' 'em out early, huh? Is that the thing to do down there?..........I know it is in Kentucky where my daughter lives.....I wouldn't eat it either. Glad he had a good time, even if it did wear him out! Cute pic! ♥

Lisa M. said...

Oh wow!

I would stay away too! But, I am so excited for him.

All grown up!

Melissa said...

How fun to see your sweet little guy getting to join the big boys! So great for all three generations to get to share such memorable time together.

But eating a little bitty bird that has been eating who-knows-what himself? Um, probably not!

Anne said...

That last pic of John all sacked out is AWESOME!

Cheryl Wray said...

Those pictures are great! LOVE that last one!!

My husband and his Dad are HUGE hunters. I am NOt from a family of hunters, so I had to get used to that. They love deer season, but Gary has also been duck, quail, and even bear hunting!

Melody said...

Hunting isnt a big thing here. Cant say it appeals to me.... such a cute pic of your wee boy.

martie said...

Hey, stop for a visit and check out what has been given to you! ♥

~Telah said...

Love the asleep pic! So peaceful...

Lammy said...

awww-- tuckered out.
Soooo cute.
(Ps: moved over to blogspot again... upsaid was giving me the vapors. *sigh*
Just thought you might wanna update my address in your blogroll.)

Nicki said...

Hey Renee!

Looks like John M. had a great time. I love the sleeping picture with the headphones in his lap. Hee!

Toes in the sand said...

Hey where are you? Hope all is ok.

MarkD60 said...

Where are you with your big 'ol gun in the pics?