Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Repeating History

   First of all,  Happy Turkey Eating Day to All! 
I hope that you share it with friends, family, and good food! 

Secondly, it looks like I'll be hunting tomorrow morning.  
I'm not sure how to feel about it. 
If history repeats itself, then I'll be happy and get some good duck kills.
On the other hand, it is a little weird to be so far away from the person I was a year ago.

In the last year, I harvested my first deer, 

had my heart broken,
became a stronger person,  
took control of my own life,  
taught at a school for delinquents and forgottens,
 fell deeper in love with hunting
started shooting bow,
climbed pyramids in Egypt
fell in love

felt truly loved in return for the first time,
got thrown in a creek,  
embarked on a new adventure,
moved 730 miles from home, 
gained a family,  
missed my Mom
adopted a puppy,
danced at a concert,
started a new job
ate fatback,

learned to live,
drank too much German beer at Oktoberfest,
kissed a boy under the Eiffel tower in Paris
ate the best breakfast of my life in Amsterdam,
gained the know-how to forgive,

and began writing again.

It has been one whirlwind of a year.  
Makes me think what the big man upstairs has in store for me next year.... 

Again, Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Be blessed with those who surround, love, or miss you. 

(Love you, Momma)


Michael Spinelli said...


Simply lovely!

Mike S

Bob S said...

Very nicely put, young lady! Keep that attitude and you will do well.

Best to you!
Big Bob

PS I found your blog through Albert's Chronicles.

Murphyfish said...

What an absolutely heart warming and lifting post me dear, just made this grumpy Welshman's insides feel all warm and smiley.
Best regards,

Wolfy said...

Outstanding post - this is why we all read blogs!!

Happy Thanksgiving - hope you got some ducks


Trey said...

Great post. I for one am glad you started back writing! I enjoy your blog! Good luck with the ducks!!

Gorges Smythe said...

Murphyfish linked you and said you were worth checking out, so here I am. Good post!

SimplyOutdoors said...

Sounds like one hell of a year. And I love the fact that you're taking stock of it, appreciating everything that has come your way - the ups and the downs - and continuing to live.

Here's to another year!