By Charlie Brawner – November 17, 2019 We spent most of my early hunting years at “The Shack” in Florence County, Wisconsin. Don’t ask me to explain the ownership situation at The Shack. There are at least half a dozen people alive who can summarize this better than I can, but here I go: I […]
I was working at my desk this morning, but I couldn’t help but stare out the window. Tomorrow is the opening day of duck hunting in Wisconsin, a day that has been referred to as a “high holy day” by some in my family. The temperature was in the 50’s and the sky was overcast […]
Here’s the lesson: A morning spent on the Ahnapee with Hoot and Belle is a damn good morning, geese or no geese.
I was trying, but I wasn’t really feeling fall this year. Life keeps getting in the way of outdoor fun. It’d be easy to say, “You’re 40 now, Charlie, time to grow up.” I have two responses to that. First: Bullshit. Second: I’ve been grown up. I’ve had a job and a family for years, […]
Something happened yesterday… A storm rolled through NE Wisconsin early Saturday morning and now it feels different. I can live comfortably with the windows open. Thursday night I swear I saw Eddie Lacy rumbling down the field in green and gold. I saw the lights of Lambeau from my living room window. I’ve visited the […]