Friday, November 11, 2011

This girl? She's CERTIFIED!

I am so excited!

I finished up my 2 day 4-H Hunter Safety course yesterday and now I am a certified hunter :) You all knew I was country so this should be no surprise to you.

We also were able to shoot shotguns, 22s, and a muzzle-loader rifle.

For the first time ever I shot shotgun yesterday. Its kick was not nearly as bad as I thought it was going to be. I also surprised myself on my ability to shoot it. I hit 5 out of the 5 clay pigeons so full score!

22s I've been shooting for probably 2 years now so it was nothing for me :) What was fun was the muzzle-loader! We actually put the powder and ball into the gun ourselves before we could even shoot. It was an extremely cool experience.

But, just to let you know, I doubt I will be hunting anytime soon. I am a complete animal person. My parents thought it would be a good idea to take the course just in case I ever decide to go hunting with my grandpa or uncle.

Other than that, a lot has been going on with me recently. I've been so busy with school, soccer, field trips, and you know, all that jazz :P

For the past couple soccer practices, I've been helping coach the 8-and-under team. Those kids are just so adorable! I have the best time coaching them because they are just so funny. I am now privileged to say, I have a "coach" before my name when the kids talk to me. Its so stinkin' adorable :)

Oh and here, I leave you with this:

I'm just full of wisdom, aren't I? :)

~Peace, Love, and Shooting Stars~

P.S. My dear friend Cindi allowed me to guest post over at her blog again :) See here. Please tell me what you think of the post!


  1. Congrats! My dad wants me to go hunting with him, but I am an animal person too. Haha, love the british accent thing! oh and thank you for guest posting for me! Those pictures of cats= HILARIOUS

  2. Cindi: See I'd probably go hog or turkey hunting, I wouldn't mind shooting them :P Aww thank you! I was so glad I was able to guest post for you again! :)

  3. Jessica: Yeah I shoot! Like I said up in the post, I've been shooting for like 2 years now. I really enjoy it :) I want to show people that not just guys can shoot but girls can also :)

  4. Wow! Congrats! That sounds so fun... I've only shot bb guns and nerf guns... :)

  5. Lou: Hey I shoot those also! ;D Give me a nerf gun and I'll whoop some butt hehe :P

  6. Haha! I love shooting too. I can shoot bow and arrow also (I'm not as good at that) I love animals too so I don't hunt, I've been given several chances though haha. Anyways! Congrats! Oh and I love the pic, me and my family were shouting in british accents ALLLL the way home today haha.

  7. Grace: I shoot archery also but I love shooting rifles more :) I've been in a couple Archery competitions also, its very difficult!
    Hahaha! I wish I could have been there to hear that! :D

  8. @JesusChick I did my hunters safety course this past spring in a online course, then certified it at a shooting range in Chiefland. The archery competitions are really hard, when I was 9 or 1O[i can't remember how old] I won 6th in the state 4-h archery competition, the older kids in the group went on to national finals (:

  9. Aliencatlover: I didn't know I could take it online :/ Oh well, it was fun with Mrs. Brenda :) I've done the Pre-State Archery competition, had a chance to go to State, but we were busy that day and I was unable to :(

  10. I don't think I could ever shoot an animal unless it was a huge cat about to jump upon me :P I think it would be fun to learn how to shoot though :) I am a huge fan of Annie Oakley and all...
    I love that picture!(totally great advise :)
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