I love Thanksgiving. It is my absolute favorite holiday. To me, it exemplifies what Christmas should be. It is a time for gathering together, enjoying each others companies, and breaking bread. Christmas is crass and commercial, and although there is an attempt to commercialize Thanksgiving with Black Friday… Read More
    If you don’t have Kate Krukowski Gooding’s wild game cookbooks, put them on your Christmas wish list. Kate is an amazing cook, and once cooked a fantastic wild game stew on my TV show Wildfire. Everyone in the building flocked to the studio to eat a bowl… Read More
    I was getting a little frosty with company at this point at which time, “Not Cousin” Pam said the magic words that no sports fan wants to hear during a big game: “who cares, it’s just a game.” This went over about as well as the Bumpus hounds eating the Parker family’s turkey in A Christmas Story. Read More
    Opportunism, innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, first-mover, trendsetter, market expansionism, monopoly, vertical integration; these are some of the basic concepts of global business strategy implemented by corporations across the markets of the world. These are the strategies being implemented by the marijuana entrepreneurs that want to capitalize on the global… Read More
    This Thanksgiving I have a lot to be thankful for, as we all do. I am thankful for my friends, girlfriend, family, and the loyal readers of this blog, which is why I wanted to repost the first blog I ever wrote about coming together over a Maine… Read More
    (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS) 1. Set that table, crack open that can of cranberry sauce and loosen up those pants: the holidays have arrived. After you’ve completed your yearly Thanksgiving gorge-fest, the weekend looms ahead, with ample chances to run into people you haven’t… Read More
    I’ve had some memorable hunts on Thanksgiving mornings, before gathering with family for the annual feast. Here are two of my most memorable Thanksgiving encounters with big bucks. Both of these stories are in my new book, A Lifetime of Hunting and Fishing, published by North Country… Read More
    I spent some time recently with an amazing woman who shared what she knows to be a false belief, “I have to do it all myself.” My response surprised her. I asked her to define, “it.” She was surprised to realize that “it” is absolutely everything… Read More
    Re-enactors portraying the 2nd U.S. Cavalry Regiment ride four abreast at Gettysburg National Military Park in September 2014. The 1,200 members of the 1st Maine Cavalry Regiment learned to ride in similar fashion by the time that spring campaigning began in Virginia in 1862. (Brian… Read More
    Fifty-four years ago today John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas. In his inaugural address fewer than three years earlier, he had inspired many of my generation with the words, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”… Read More