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The Buck Stops Here

And this Big Boy has no fear

Author’s Archives.

Seen: A big ol’ buck in our backyard. Likes the hickory nuts scattered there.

Heard: White-tailed deer are native to our neck of the woods, and average 15–45 critters per square mile, even in the city.

Noted: Our deer friends aren’t timid. We often get up to a dozen visitors a day…



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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?