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Iím a girl, and I hunt
Fox News.com Opinion ^ | March 10, 2012 | Georgia Pellegrini

Posted on 03/10/2012 6:21:14 PM PST by Navy Patriot

In Roman mythology, the master of the hunt was the goddess Diana. She was praised for her strength, athletic grace, beauty, and hunting skills.

In Freemasonry, she was a symbol of sensibility and imagination, of poets and artists. Shrines were erected in her honor; stags followed her wherever she went; she ruled the forest and the moon.

I like to think that Diana’s influence has never entirely waned, that hunting was never just about men getting together in the woods. Hunting is for all of us, an extension of our being both humans and animals—our first work and craft, one of our original instincts.

Today I am entirely different than the girl and chef who set out four years ago to learn how to hunt a turkey. There are the obvious differences, such as the fact that I can shoot a deer through the heart without batting an eye, and then promptly take out the innards on the forest floor with only a pocketknife and my bare hands.

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TOPICS: Food; Hobbies; Outdoors; Sports
KEYWORDS: banglist; hunting
There is good news out there, and this gal is part of it.
1 posted on 03/10/2012 6:21:16 PM PST by Navy Patriot
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To: Navy Patriot
Here she is!

Georgia Pellingrini

2 posted on 03/10/2012 6:25:07 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Navy Patriot

Too bad I am married. A chick that like guns and hunting....


3 posted on 03/10/2012 6:27:21 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Navy Patriot
It required a slap on the ass and a horseback-riding escapade with a poacher.

My kind of fun.

4 posted on 03/10/2012 6:30:46 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: doorgunner69
She's a food service professional. TheyWe NEVER stay married.

/johnny

5 posted on 03/10/2012 6:31:08 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Hey Lady...thought I would ping you on this one. For a change its not a food thread!


6 posted on 03/10/2012 6:35:02 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: doorgunner69

And she can cook!


7 posted on 03/10/2012 6:36:13 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Navy Patriot

I’m 70...My first hunt was 52 years ago. Gutted my first deer that year, too.


8 posted on 03/10/2012 6:37:49 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Navy Patriot; WesternCulture

“But if you want to feel what it is like to be human again, you should hunt, even if just once.”

Nice quote. And I agree, having had a fishing license at one point (I need to renew it).

Ping to Western Culture: There was a few years ago a news article here about a Norwegian TV show that combined hunting and cooking, would you happen to have heard of it by any chance? Thanks.


9 posted on 03/10/2012 6:38:13 PM PST by thecodont
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To: Sacajaweau

Ya got me beat.


10 posted on 03/10/2012 6:40:03 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Navy Patriot

bookmark


11 posted on 03/10/2012 6:41:15 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Navy Patriot

Conservative women are so hot!

They just have a natural glow about them.

Liberal womyn have “nasty” flowing from every pore.


12 posted on 03/10/2012 6:50:05 PM PST by digger48
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To: Navy Patriot

Can we hire her to gut and field dress DC? hee hee hee


13 posted on 03/10/2012 6:53:05 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Navy Patriot

I would very much enjoy spending a week in the woods with this lady. She is beautiful!


14 posted on 03/10/2012 6:53:23 PM PST by rfreedom4u (Just because someone thinks it's a good idea doesn't make it legal.)
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To: rfreedom4u
She is beautiful!

Yep, and looks very healthy. I'll bet she is also well read and balanced.

15 posted on 03/10/2012 6:59:14 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil
Can we hire her to gut and field dress DC? hee hee hee

I would just leave the varmints to rot in the sun.

16 posted on 03/10/2012 6:59:43 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

I did not think about individuals, but about whole agencies/departments.

You must understand I did not mean it literally. Although I truly understand your sentiments.


17 posted on 03/10/2012 7:11:23 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Who are you talking to???

LOL

You’re already on their list....

LOLOL


18 posted on 03/10/2012 7:16:58 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Navy Patriot

In Roman mythology, the master of the hunt was the goddess Diana. She was praised for her strength, athletic grace, beauty, and hunting skills.

In Freemasonry, she was a symbol of sensibility and imagination, of poets and artists. Shrines were erected in her honor; stags followed her wherever she went; she ruled the forest and the moon.

I like to think that Diana’s influence has never entirely waned, that hunting was never just about men getting together in the woods. Hunting is for all of us, an extension of our being both humans and animals—our first work and craft, one of our original instincts.

Well, we need a little more history on just who DIANA was...

Acts 19:23 And the same time there arose no small stir about that way.
Acts 19:24 For a certain [man] named Demetrius, a silversmith, which made silver shrines for Diana, brought no small gain unto the craftsmen;
Acts 19:25 Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this craft we have our wealth.
Acts 19:26 Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul hath persuaded and turned away much people, saying that they be no gods, which are made with hands:
Acts 19:27 So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought; but also that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence should be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worshippeth.
Acts 19:28 And when they heard [these sayings], they were full of wrath, and cried out, saying, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.
Acts 19:29 And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul’s companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.
Acts 19:30 And when Paul would have entered in unto the people, the disciples suffered him not.
Acts 19:31 And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his friends, sent unto him, desiring [him] that he would not adventure himself into the theatre.
Acts 19:32 Some therefore cried one thing, and some another: for the assembly was confused; and the more part knew not wherefore they were come together.
Acts 19:33 And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people.
Acts 19:34 But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great [is] Diana of the Ephesians.
Acts 19:35 And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, [Ye] men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the [image] which fell down from Jupiter?
Acts 19:36 Seeing then that these things cannot be spoken against, ye ought to be quiet, and to do nothing rashly.
Acts 19:37 For ye have brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of churches, nor yet blasphemers of your goddess.
Acts 19:38 Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.
Acts 19:39 But if ye enquire any thing concerning other matters, it shall be determined in a lawful assembly.
Acts 19:40 For we are in danger to be called in question for this day’s uproar, there being no cause whereby we may give an account of this concourse.
Acts 19:41 And when he had thus spoken, he dismissed the assembly.


19 posted on 03/10/2012 7:23:42 PM PST by RaceBannon (Romney would surrender to Islam as fast as Obama promotes it)
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To: bigheadfred

Been on the list longer than you can imagine.

Father-in-law was in the weapons business 40 years. He assured me they knew about me.


20 posted on 03/10/2012 7:24:28 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Navy Patriot; All
I found more! Here is Georgia with 13 friends in Texas on a Girl Hunter Weekend.

Lots more at the link: Girl Hunter Weekend

21 posted on 03/10/2012 7:24:54 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission; Diana in Wisconsin
For a change its not a food thread!

Turns out it is a food thread!

22 posted on 03/10/2012 7:35:52 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: bigheadfred

yeah, buzzards and crows go to eat too........


23 posted on 03/10/2012 7:42:22 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: Navy Patriot

24 posted on 03/10/2012 7:49:20 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Navy Patriot

I’m not so sure about that....See photo in post 21!


25 posted on 03/10/2012 7:51:29 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Navy Patriot

Oh, and 24!


26 posted on 03/10/2012 7:54:03 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Navy Patriot

I’m a chick and I hunt. I built my own ghillie suit. I have a dad who’s a former Marine pilot, two brothers that served in Iraq, one a chopper pilot the other a weapons officer. I have an uncle who served in Vietnam as a chopper pilot. All have taught me firearms and field craft. I can sneak up to within ten feet of a deer without it knowing I’m there (yes, there’s a trick to it) - my favorite rifle is a Savage in 22-250 and it’s locked in at 500yrds. I’m part of a club that shoots prairie dogs out to 600yds. My second firearm is an M1 carbine. I’m also a pilot. I fly jets.


27 posted on 03/10/2012 8:18:30 PM PST by SkyDancer (Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse)
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To: Navy Patriot
Hunting is for all of us, an extension of our being both humans and animals—our first work and craft, one of our original instincts.
Speak for yourself, lady. I'm no animal.

If you want to claim you're an animal then consider this...all bitches (female animals in the nominal sense) go into heat (estrus).
When was the last time you went into heat, bitch?

28 posted on 03/10/2012 8:28:48 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Tubac414

I thought you would like this article.


29 posted on 03/10/2012 8:52:42 PM PST by marktwain
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To: Navy Patriot
@5 Things I Always Take With Me on a Hunt
I suppose that hunting is a good time to show all of our quirks, be real before Mother Nature about who we are and what we need to be content.

I would be willing to bet that if someone really looks into her they'll find she is into Gaia worship or some such other nonsense.

@Georgia Pellegrini mother nature

I just haven't found the right keywords yet.

30 posted on 03/10/2012 8:53:38 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: All
@Warm food and Christmas carol singing and advent wreath making… it began with a church potluck down the road. The same church that every member of my family seems to have gone through…in birth, marriage, or death.

What kind of Christian calls themselves an animal?

31 posted on 03/10/2012 9:12:33 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: SkyDancer
I’m a chick and I hunt.

All the better for all of us. Outdoorsmanship is as much for the gals as for the guys.

I wish I could match your stalking skills, but my favorite rifle is also 22-250, a heavy barrel hand built, by me, on a WWII 8x57 Mauser action. Beyond sweet.

Makes good reason to win wars, ya can take their guns.

32 posted on 03/11/2012 8:07:02 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: philman_36
Georgia is a chef, hunter, fishergal, and a writer.

The subject is girls and hunting.

Lighten up.

33 posted on 03/11/2012 8:34:39 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Navy Patriot
Lighten up.
No, I won't lighten up. She made the statement.
Are you an animal subject to nothing more than base instinct instead of rational thinking?
34 posted on 03/11/2012 8:45:42 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36
What kind of Christian calls themselves an animal?

Are they plants or minerals instead?

35 posted on 03/11/2012 8:53:40 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: MD Expat in PA
Are they plants or minerals instead?
Only if they're bigger than a breadbox. /stupid response to stupid question
36 posted on 03/11/2012 9:02:18 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36
/stupid response to stupid question

It was a reasonable question in response to your rather stupid statement.

BTW – did you sleep through all your science classes in school or just biology?

37 posted on 03/11/2012 9:30:02 AM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: MD Expat in PA
did you sleep through all your science classes in school or just biology?
No, I didn't. Did you sleep through church or are you an athiest?
38 posted on 03/11/2012 9:51:49 AM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36; Navy Patriot
No, I didn't. Did you sleep through church or are you an athiest?

First of all, no, I never slept through church or Sunday school but must have still missed the biology lesson that said humans were plants or minerals rather than what we are biologically speaking – animals.

But I get and think and perhaps I understand what you were trying to say – “that we are God’s special creation”, “created in God’s image”, etc. I get that. But then you totally lost me when you called her a “bitch”.

If you want to claim you're an animal then consider this...all bitches (female animals in the nominal sense) go into heat (estrus).

When was the last time you went into heat, bitch?

I have news for you, human women do have a cycle and part of that cycle does include a heighted sense of sexual desire during ovulation, her most fertile time. While not exactly a “heat” as in seen in some other female animals, it is a natural cycle none the less and absent it, the human species would not have procreated as successfully as we did. And we do have like other animals, basic instincts. What makes humans different from the lower animals is not that we are not animals but we have a much higher reasoning – God given or evolution or a combination of both, it still is what it is but we are still animals biologically speaking, admittedly, some more animalistic than others. :)

Then you go further to assume she must be a heathen Gaia worshiper and stand by that absent any proof to the contrary as in:

I would be willing to bet that if someone really looks into her they'll find she is into Gaia worship or some such other nonsense. I just haven't found the right keywords yet.

You admit you have no proof that she’s a Gaia worshiper but then have no problem stating that she must be one because you think she is. Sort of like “But she looks like a witch. And she turned me into a newt. But I got better. Burn her! Burn her anyway”.

Perhaps you slept through church when they were talking about baring false witness and judging lest you be judged?

While I supposed it’s possible for a Gaia worshipper to also be into fishing and hunting (with guns no less) and proudly posts on her blog items like “How to Cook a Deer Heart” and “How to Butcher a Pig” (well at least we know she’s not a Muslim : )) but given that, she’d be about as outcast at the local Gaia worshiper meeting as Ted Nugent. And I say that any woman who posts “Homemade Bacon - It's the stuff of legends. It will make vegetarians swoon” is A-OK in my book.

Yea, she used the dreaded phrase “Mother Nature”. But then a lot of people use that phrase in casual conversation, not all of them Gaia worshippers and many of them “good” Christians not so much unlike yourself (well perhaps not you). Remember the commercial “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature”? Surly everyone who enjoyed that commercial or ever used Chiffon Margarine must be Gaia worshippers too according to you. /sarcasm.

Navy Patriot posted a very nice thread about a gal who enjoys hunting and encourages other women to take up the sport, who is also great cook and author who proudly celebrates the great American Pioneer Spirit of self sufficiency and living off the land and also celebrates the traditions of her parents and grandparents and you come here and stink up the thread with your interpretations of Biblical literalisms.

In answer to the second part of your question, no I don’t go to church anymore, in part because of people like you. And BTW athiest is spelled atheist.

39 posted on 03/12/2012 4:29:13 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: MD Expat in PA
Perhaps you slept through church when they were talking about baring false witness and judging lest you be judged?
First off, it's bearing, not baring. (I can play that game too) Baring is "showing your backside".
Secondly, finish off the verse...
Matthew 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

I'm judging her by the statements she's made. You can rationalize your "we're basically animals" but you won't dent my armor.
Humans may be mammals, but humans aren't animals in any way, shape or form and there is nothing that you can say that will convince me otherwise.

...human women do have a cycle...
Yeah, it's called a menstrual cycle and it isn't estrus. In fact, it's a far cry from it, isn't it.
Having hands, fingers and toes doesn't make a monkey a human.
Blah, blah, blah...yada, yada...
Whatever. Reply as you will. It's obvious what you're about. I won't be replying back.

40 posted on 03/12/2012 5:26:27 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36
I'm judging her by the statements she's made.

No. You are judging her by the statements you think she made by inference of what she didn’t say. Big difference.

First off, it's bearing, not baring. (I can play that game too) Baring is "showing your backside".

And you think that wasn’t intentional on my part?

Whatever. Reply as you will. It's obvious what you're about.

There you go again, “baring” witness and judgment and only going to prove what an ass you really are.

I won't be replying back.

Sigh. I’m crushed. : ),

41 posted on 03/12/2012 5:45:52 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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