Uncle Ted – Happy Birthday to Me!

Wow! That was quite the whirlwind funride these past flamethrowing, outrageous, crazyFUN 73 years, was it not! I’m surprised I survived the G-forces! On that lovely winter day, December 13, 1948 in the MotorCity energy storm, I launched full force into my American Dream and haven’t wasted any time looking back since, not once. Between…

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Uncle Ted – Not All Deerhunting Is The Same

My binoculars confirmed the distant movement as a much-anticipated whitetail deer. Upon close examination, it was identified as a fawn buttonbuck of the year. Even in the historical hard pressured deerwoods of Michigan, everybody knows that these little boogers are considered to be the dumbest deer in the woods. And rightly so, for compared to…

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Uncle Ted – I Love You

Love makes the world go round; So they say. And in many ways, I am sure that it does. Within our core innercircle family lives, I am sure nothing is more-true, but as hunters, we are connected quite powerfully in many ways that is everything like family. Not a day goes by that I fail…

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Uncle Ted – Happy Thanksgiving Everyday America

If I’m not mistaken (an extremely rare occurrence) I have written and published a Happy Thanksgiving piece every year for more than 30 years, and I’m raring to do it again, because giving thanks to God for this miracle of life and His spellbinding miraculous creation is the very least that we can do. I…

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Back To Texas

Well that was a spirit dazzling 70-day bowhunting whirlwind, was it not! My landrush race to huntseason 2021 was as exciting, if not moreso, then any huntseason in my 73 years! I do believe the over-the-top giddy anticipation of getting back in the Michigan bowhunting groove was a hair more electric this year than most…

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Happy Birthday Grandson Jack

Today is my wonderful grandson Jack’s 19th birthday, and on this very special November 5 fall day during this very special time of year, this here old grandpa celebrates his grandson’s birthday in a very special way. It was many years ago on this fine November 5th that I erected a tall ladderstand way up…

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Uncle Ted – Triple Arrow Threesome!

  Hunches are beautiful things! Never underestimate a spontaneous, knee-jerk instinctual hunch when it comes to making a hunting decision on the fly. I had just hosted a killer weekend with my good friends and American deerhunting compadres Dan Schmidt, editor of Deer And Deer Hunting magazine and respected, legendary outdoor writer Bob Robb on…

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Uncle Ted – The Little Big Things

Another day, another hunt! Hallelujah! I have to start out a little earlier than the average hunter each hunt because I film every outing and there are a lot of extra little details I have to manage. I dress into my de-scented Mossy Oak hunt garb and boots, check over and clean out the video…

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Uncle Ted – Details Details Details

Dear Uncle Ted; the daily communications always start off from people all across America and beyond asking the old guitarjamming backstrapdaddy a plethora of questions about my gungho Spirit of the Wild hunting lifestyle and every imaginable activity associated with it. It’s pretty darn special to have such vast communications about the things I am…

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Uncle Ted – American Campfire

Everybody loves the American campfire don’t you hear it calling your name Everybody loves the American campfire go ahead and fan the flames Gather round children the party is on your family and friends are here Pull up a stump and set yourself down let me buy you all a beer Everybody loves the American…

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