collapse
Double U Hunting Supply Trophy Bucks and Bulls

Author Topic: just being niebourly ?  (Read 2137 times)

Offline cryder

  • relic01
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2013
  • Posts: 650
  • Location: spokane wash.
  • elk down
just being niebourly ?
« on: April 02, 2017, 07:02:45 AM »
Up north by my cabin ive got a niebor named Glen , hes in his golden years , suffers from pancriatic cancer and pretty much bed ridden or so the medical minds say , his well pump lid is in seriouse need of repair and his daughter asked if i could help without letting Glen know , hes a little to proud to ask for the help.  I showed up a week later with all the nessasary fixens and proceeded to put my decrepit self to work . Two hours into it just about finished and i see Glen with a cane and hes limping across the field to me , at this point im thinking hes pissed off enough to limp all the way out to me . As he gets closer i relize its not a cane hes limping on its a winchester dirty thirty !!!  Glen looks at me and says what the hell are you doing, all controlled defences were alerted nut he sees the finished project smiles and says how old are you and does my eyes still work ? I sid sure if its close and will hold still long enough to focus , Glen was crackn up !  He tells me how his three sons dont know how to appreciate the outdoors and things and will never understand the history and value of his cane . He hands it to me and tells the story of thjs 1958 winchester and how many deer he has dropped with it , he then tells me his eyes wont focus anymore and he wants me to have it !  As most of you know , speechless is not a trate of mine but there it was dead silence , i just stared at thus piece of history and could not speek , then there goes my stupid intellect , i said well Glenn how would you get back to the house , again he smiled and handed it back to him , well folks getting back to the house Glenn had gooten back in bed , i went in to say goodby he thanked me and dozed off , i said by to his daughter and walked passed that piece of history leaned up by the door , just like the rifleman does , there was no way i was takeing that rifle becouse Glenn still needs it as i plainly could see , maybe one day ill need a cane and i wiil return and ask for it , wow what a nice cane !
loction location location ! perzackly !

Offline HUNTINCOUPLE

  • Lost Somewhere on the Praire of Klickitat Co. Chasing The Elusive BENCHLEG DEERS.
  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 6697
  • Location: Lyle WA, 98635
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2017, 07:11:54 AM »
 :tup:
Slap some bacon on a biscut and lets go, were burrnin daylight!

Most peoples health is a decision not a condition?

Kill your television!  ICEMAN SAID TO!

Offline Curly

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 17787
  • Location: Thurston County
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2017, 07:21:52 AM »
Thanks for sharing that story, Cryder.
May I always be the kind of person my dog thinks I am.

><((((>` ><((((>. ><((((>.><((((>

Offline Timberstalker

  • Busch Lite Rocks
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 6024
  • Location: Tri-Cities
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2017, 08:33:05 AM »
Good stuff Cryder. Good on you for helping the old guy in need.
If you aint hunting, you aint livin'

Offline bobdog86

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 125
  • Location: Eastern Washington
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2017, 08:37:17 AM »
Great story, thank you for sharing.

Offline pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 26639
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2017, 01:38:37 PM »
You sound like a good guy, Cryder.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Offline Magnum_Willys

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2009
  • Posts: 2668
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #6 on: April 02, 2017, 02:07:19 PM »
 :tup: :tup: Almost missed this one but of course Cryder.  :tup:

Offline cem3434

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2010
  • Posts: 1703
  • Location: Wetside
  • Groups: NRA, MDF, RMEF, DU, NWTF, PF, RGS, WSF
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #7 on: April 02, 2017, 02:07:29 PM »
First time I have ever read one of your posts without laughing at the rant that you were going on about. Glad to hear you helped out a neighbor and gained some good karma points.  :tup:
The best friend a guy could have asked for. RIP chasing pheasants in heaven Denali girl.

Offline Mfowl

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2012
  • Posts: 2122
  • Location: westside
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #8 on: April 02, 2017, 02:14:28 PM »
 :tup: Good on you!
Fish hard, hunt harder!

Offline DaveMonti

  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 1236
  • Location: Snohomish County
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2017, 03:33:00 PM »
Great story Cryder!  When you need a cane, one will be there for you!

Offline jennabug

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2016
  • Posts: 666
  • Location: TriCities
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2017, 06:48:13 PM »
what a great day. thanks for sharing

Offline Henrydog

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2016
  • Posts: 503
  • Location: Eastern Washington
  • Groups: NRA Life Member, RMEF, Phesants Forever
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2017, 07:34:04 PM »
Yes sir, you can tell a lot about a man because of his gun.  :tup:

Offline Redbeard

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Feb 2013
  • Posts: 225
  • Location: Hanging out somewhere.
  • Groups: NRA
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2017, 08:45:07 AM »
Good read  :tup:

Offline eastfork

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Nov 2014
  • Posts: 86
  • Location: United States
Re: just being niebourly ?
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2017, 09:44:21 PM »
Very good read. Thanks a bunch.... i enjoy following your writing.  I enjoy your stories but this one was different. Shows what kind of character you really are.

 

ElkNut Outdoor Productions

* Recent Topics

Slick bag? by X-Force
[Yesterday at 11:20:35 PM]


WTB 12ga over under by 762Armo
[Yesterday at 11:18:57 PM]


New Mexico draw by Brushbuster
[Yesterday at 11:07:20 PM]


Anyone prepare deer rawhide? by lokidog
[Yesterday at 11:05:58 PM]


Multi-season points question by fishnfur
[Yesterday at 10:44:50 PM]


3rd Annual Salmon For Soldiers by castie2504
[Yesterday at 10:17:20 PM]


Archery Success by Rainier10
[Yesterday at 09:55:05 PM]


Funding For Wolves by KFhunter
[Yesterday at 09:36:24 PM]


338 375 ruger build by Goshawk
[Yesterday at 09:18:18 PM]


Steamboat Rock State Park Fishing by RB
[Yesterday at 09:04:53 PM]


2014 F150 Fuel Filter Replacement by elksnout
[Yesterday at 09:04:31 PM]


Turkey season 2018 by northwesthunter84
[Yesterday at 08:57:58 PM]


Electronic Muffs by northwesthunter84
[Yesterday at 08:57:09 PM]


Hogue 700 long action stocks by Snakeriver
[Yesterday at 08:50:34 PM]


209 powder by buck n rut
[Yesterday at 08:37:10 PM]


A true dream season 2017 by Muleyslyr
[Yesterday at 08:36:54 PM]


Fathead - Updated by NOCK NOCK
[Yesterday at 08:28:43 PM]


Permit submittal by ctwiggs1
[Yesterday at 08:27:54 PM]


Out of the points game by NOCK NOCK
[Yesterday at 08:18:47 PM]


2018 Lunker Bass Roundup! by Timberstalker
[Yesterday at 08:18:09 PM]