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Argentina 2016

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on June 7, 2016

After leaving the snow of Colorado and the floods in Houston, we left for Cordoba, Argentina to rid the country of those pesky doves and pigeons.  It was fall for them and usually its not that cold but this year it was unusually cold but we were prepared for it.  We have this system of packing that makes it pretty easy to take the correct amount of clothes.  In the lodges, you can get your clothes laundered so yo... Read more…

Effort and Attitude...

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 23, 2016

On the coaching hour last month which is a monthly hour of solving problems and talking about what we have learned and hearing about our students successes and things they had learned.  One gentleman talked about what he could control and that was effort and attitude when on the course.  We have been doing this Coaching Hour since November 2001 and it has been the source of many new and exciting ideas but this nig... Read more…

Four Days at Kiowa Creek

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on May 10, 2016

Just getting back from a fantastic 4 days of teaching in Colorado at Kiowa Creek just out of Denver.  We had so many students that Brian got to go with us and we took 15 students each day.  You may not know but we have had a lot of water in Houston in the past 2 weeks and our field at American is under 4 feet of water.  Gil and I went to Florida on Tuesday May 19 as the water around our house was rising.  We ... Read more…

What did I learn?...

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on April 18, 2016

Vicki’s Blog –April 12, 2016  We went on a fishing trip yesterday—I say fishing as there was not a lot of catching on this trip due to weather and a lot of wind so it also gave me a chance to think about how frustrating it was.  On the first 2 wades I didn’t even get a bump from a fish much less a good strike.   It would have been easy to just get back in the boat and sit and watch the wind blow but that woul... Read more…

Close Targets within 30 Yards

Author: Vicki Ash
Posted on March 24, 2016

It seems that there has been a big issue of students that come to clinics or lessons and always want to learn to shoot the farther targets but I ask, “can you shoot all the targets that are within 30 yards”?  From most of them the response is—not good enough.  You must come off the course saying “I didn’t miss any of the close targets” Because if you hit all the close ones and ½ of the not close ones you will h... Read more…