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2018 2019 Goals thread

hickslawns

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-Be safe...yep
-Enjoy it for all the reasons I got started in the first place...juries still out
-Thank God for every chance to enjoy His creation...check
-Take advantage of the quiet solitude to reflect on the time cut way too short I had with my brother on this earth...not so much. He’s still gone and it still sucks a bag of dicks
-Read lots of IKS threads...that was never in doubt with this crowd!

Hang in there man. Takes time. Find a grief group to meet with if you can. Our church has one and it is great. Thinking of you.
 
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hickslawns

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Thanks man, ours does as well and I plan on checking it out after the new year
You know yourself better than anyone. Didn't lose a brother but lost my Dad almost year and a half ago. Just be honest with yourself. If you feel you aren't coping well enough. . .call a friend, pastor, mentor, or try a grief counseling group. I won't lie. This week is going to be rough. Feel free to PM me. We've never met. I know I type/talk a lot, but believe it or not. . . I'm not a bad listener either.
 

Isaacorps

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You know yourself better than anyone. Didn't lose a brother but lost my Dad almost year and a half ago. Just be honest with yourself. If you feel you aren't coping well enough. . .call a friend, pastor, mentor, or try a grief counseling group. I won't lie. This week is going to be rough. Feel free to PM me. We've never met. I know I type/talk a lot, but believe it or not. . . I'm not a bad listener either.
Thanks a bunch, it’s been rough but we’re doing ok. Hit me pretty hard yesterday realizing what’s coming up in the days ahead. Not looking forward to it very much. I appreciate everyone on here who’s reached out, and it’s been several.
 

hickslawns

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Partially accomplished on my last goal. My buddy with health issues was starting to get excited to hunt the ML season. He can't handle the extreme cold with his health. These temps were optimal for him. I pulled cards last week. Did my road scouting last week and today. He was busy today but planning to hunt tomorrow. Unfortunately, he is back in the hospital and staying the night. I sort of doubt he makes it out anymore this year to hunt.

Been trying to get my foreman a deer as well. Was hoping for Vinton tomorrow. He wants to hunt locally. Put him on my property. Got him permission on my neighbors. Just not a lot of deer in that woods. Offered one other option I believe he could connect in. Not sure if he will take me up or not. Offers are out there. He IS hunting. I think he wants to do it on his own terms and I respect that completely. All I've really done is try to help him score some different spots and point him in the right direction. Once he is there it is on him and up to the deer to cooperate. If he doesn't get a deer this year I am okay knowing I've tried to help a friend.
 
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giles

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How dare I think that the one that was a Sticky was current.
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Bigbuck

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Goal is putting one of the young men in front of a bird they can feel gobble in their chest, and a buck that elicits an 'Oh Sh!t!' when they see it, and a big ol' smile from them and their Dad when they walk up on it!