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#6287124 - 05/04/16 05:08 PM Dad
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell


Dad's been gone a little over 30 years. This is about as fancy as his hunting clothes got. Must have been cold 'cause he has the neck button buttoned. He hardly ever struck this kind of a dramatic pose; he was usually quick to laugh. Even though he'd managed to buy 160+ acres south of Fbg. for his own (at 250.00 an acre!), he dearly loved this lease by Sisterdale. He loved that Savage 24V too. Men of his generation usually didn't buy tons of guns; maybe one a decade. Like an idiot, I sold it. bang Even though he had me late in life (pretty sure it was a Margarita anniversary - the math works), he was about as good a dad as anyone could ask for. We had our battles, but he taught me a ton about life, business, and hunting. I miss him to this day.
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#6287130 - 05/04/16 05:13 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Greatness! up

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#6287170 - 05/04/16 05:42 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 12/24/05
Posts: 11517
Loc: Cass County, TX
Very nice flehan
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#6287184 - 05/04/16 05:50 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
That's a cool pic, thanks for posting it.
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#6287201 - 05/04/16 06:00 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Great pic. Thanks for sharing a little background on your dad. up
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#6287224 - 05/04/16 06:14 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 1609
Loc: Bandera County
Very Nice

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#6287231 - 05/04/16 06:18 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 01/15/12
Posts: 730
Loc: Ft. Worth Tx
Great pic and story. Reminds me a lot of my dad who didn't wear too much camo either, usually wranglers, cowboy hat and a red flanel shirt

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#6287271 - 05/04/16 06:43 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 04/06/11
Posts: 5125
Loc: South Texas
Men like your father rarely exist anymore. Great picture.
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#6287304 - 05/04/16 07:01 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 10961
Loc: Rockport, Tx.
Good stuff Sir, thanks for sharing. up
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#6287305 - 05/04/16 07:01 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 7396
Loc: Bridgeport, Tx
Family treasures. My dad is 90 and I dread the day he goes Home.
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#6287307 - 05/04/16 07:02 PM Re: Dad [Re: dgilbert]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: dgilbert
Greatness! up


And how!!
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#6287315 - 05/04/16 07:05 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 78756
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#6287322 - 05/04/16 07:12 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
tex70 Online   content
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Registered: 11/13/14
Posts: 818
Loc: Georgetown
Cool pic cheers

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#6287339 - 05/04/16 07:29 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 2821
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Cool photo of your dad. up
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#6287351 - 05/04/16 07:46 PM Re: Dad [Re: Creekrunner]
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Loc: huntsville texas
up up up up
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