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#6961706 - 11/15/17 03:21 PM Should I be happy or sad?
Las Colinas Hunter Offline
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Registered: 11/02/12
Posts: 266
Loc: Nocona TX
So my 17th wedding anniversary is this weekend. Today my wife found out her mom fell, thought to have broken a hip and ended having to go to the hospital. Mother in law is fine - no broken bones, just dehydrated, bruised and embarrassed - but they're keeping her in the hospital for a few days for observation. Needless to say, my wife took across three states to be with her mom in recovery and back home on Monday.

1. My initial reaction was for the welfare of my mother in law - check all good!
2. Realizing that I will be without the misses for the first time on our anniversary - bummer
3. Next realization, she'll be gone all weekend! bummer again
4. Rut is firing up in Montague - hmmm this is starting to work in my favor!
5. Hunting all weekend without distraction - best anniversary gift ever!

Am I wrong, what says the masses?

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#6961708 - 11/15/17 03:22 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8951
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Perfect storm, GET TO HUNTING!
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#6961710 - 11/15/17 03:25 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 14325
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
cheers elmer
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#6961712 - 11/15/17 03:27 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 01/20/12
Posts: 4793
Just feel blessed nothing really bad happened. banana
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#6961737 - 11/15/17 03:46 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
BassBuster1 Offline
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Registered: 10/09/06
Posts: 199
Loc: Denton
Blessed on all fronts! Say a prayer of gratitude and head to the woods!

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#6961747 - 11/15/17 03:51 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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#6961771 - 11/15/17 04:07 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
t george Offline
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Registered: 10/30/09
Posts: 4044
Loc: TEXAS
Just don't smile too big when the wife gets home, her weekend is probably not going to be as much fun as yours.

Way to turn water to wine! Enjoy the hunt!
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#6961790 - 11/15/17 04:25 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
spg Offline
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Registered: 08/11/13
Posts: 1615
Just be glad the MIL is OK. Use a diplomatic approach, first tell the wife you have something planned for the anniversary after you get back from hunting, then go hunting.

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#6961816 - 11/15/17 04:56 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
cullbuck Offline
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Registered: 02/03/08
Posts: 218
Say prayers of thanks MIL is ok and haul butt to the deer stand.
Most importantly, don't let wife see this post....ever!

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#6961854 - 11/15/17 05:31 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
Wacm Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
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Loc: Wimberley, Tx
There is a buck out there that would beg to differ

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#6961857 - 11/15/17 05:32 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 01/22/11
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Loc: Over yonder.....
Just making the best of the situation.....adapt and overcome..... cheers
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#6961879 - 11/15/17 05:57 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
bearcompound Offline
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Registered: 01/02/13
Posts: 11
Go get em. Celebrate next weekend.

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#6961882 - 11/15/17 05:57 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 10867
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
The lord works in mysterious ways. Congrats on 17 years and good luck cheers
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#6961971 - 11/15/17 07:04 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 1849
It's a sign that you must go.

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#6961976 - 11/15/17 07:08 PM Re: Should I be happy or sad? [Re: Las Colinas Hunter]
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Registered: 07/27/10
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Two sets of flowers to the hospital; one for MIL one for bride. Order a meal and have it delivered to the hospital for anniversary night.

Hunt your heart out.

Pick her up at airport and you’re a hero!


Edited by HuntnFly67 (11/15/17 07:09 PM)
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