One of our very special family traditions was what we called Deer Camp. Here are Mary's notes from 2000.
Friday, December 8, 2000
21 degrees & 3 a.m.
Straightened up basement.
Went to quilt & get my Xmas
articles at C.M. site.
Dean D -John G- Eldon B came at 3:30 p.m.
Dave G got here at 9:15 p.m.
Ray & Linda S and all us hunters went
to Bull Pen for fish & fries. Home at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 9, 2000
21 degrees @ 5 a.m. warmed up to 30ties SE wind
potatoe soup and chicken and noodles for lunch.
3 buck deer in p.m. at R Sabus. Eldon B, Steve & Leonard Reetz got them Cloudy stormy
looking all day.
Sunday, December 10, 2000
18 degrees @ 3:50 a.m. getting colder all day
Got 5 does in a.m. David G left for home at
12 p.m. Waukee hunters left at 3:15
brought 1 deer to basement in p.m.
to be cut up
Started snowing about 7 p.m.
Monday, December 11, 2000
0 degrees at 3:30 a.m. snow & blowing
all day. 8-9 inches. I worked on
income tax all a.m. read in p.m.
ham & beans to-day. Talked to Marige
to-nite. No school all over state.