Add retrieving ice to the list of abilities from Kevin and Sandra Remmers’ Clyde’s Creek Brittanys. This video shows a dog from one of their breedings, Billie (CH Starlight’s Billion Times Brighter), making good use of an ice maker.
After a fast first five days, the Illinois archery harvest has slowed in recent days. Through 13 days archers have harvested 9,679 deer -- ahead of last year but behind the two previous seasons. STORY & COMMENTS
The State Journal-Register: "DNR’s plight must not fall off the public radar screen between now and whenever the legislature re-convenes — possibly not until the post-election veto session in November. When the time comes, lawmakers should waste no time approving this bill and restoring safety to the state’s most precious and irreplaceable resources." STORY & COMMENTS
Every year, the same weekend Mom was headed to town for a store-bought, already-cut, perfectly shaped Christmas tree, Dad remembered there was an evergreen growing somewhere in our timber that would do just fine. STORY & COMMENTS
Last week, I saw two red-tailed hawks sitting back to back in the top of the same tree. My first thought was that they looked like two people who were on the outs and not speaking to each other, yet wanting to remain close in case someone swallowed his or her pride and broke the deafening silence. STORY & COMMENTS