TreeWalker

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About TreeWalker

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    Monster Buck
  • Birthday 06/17/1968

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    Power Plant Operator
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    hunting, fishing, and my family
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    Clay

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  1. Well howdy gang !! Long time no see. This is my seemingly bi-annual post.....just so much going on all of the time, I miss when things were simpler. Update. I live in northeast Montana now and work for a fantastic company, Basin Electric.....Steve, same company that has Dry Fork down at Gillette. I've been hear 8 months, and still living out of an apartment....well lets just say, and efficiency apartment would look good compared to this. But being up here and the oil boom n all, there just ain't no places to be had. I'm trying desperately to find a few acres to build on, but what was once $2-400 an acre before the oil boom, now finds people paying up to $20K.....it's frustrating. Id simply like my lil piece of heaven.....20-40 acres, build a house and some corrals, get a horse or two.....back to what I love. Heck I havent even had a chance to find any place to hunt yet, and opener is a mere couple weeks away. Good thing though, is I am now a Montana resident....bring on those tags I will say, I still entertain the thoughts of going back to Wyoming, maybe even transfer within company.....I'm drawn to Wyoming, it's hard to explain. So that's what's going on with me in a nutshell.....no trail cameras up yet either. Geeez, I know....tell me about it, LOL. I look forward to getting settled in somewhere....find some nice river bottom to hunt, and get back to what I miss.....horses and hunting How's every one else out their doing ??
  2. Holy %&$, have the forums gotten huge....OMG. I still remember the days when there was just a couple hundred of us.....if that, LOL. I still have a couple of threads saved on my old harddrive, from one of the original Realtree formats....too funny... I just wanted to stop in, I don't get on much now-a-days....not like in the good ol' moderating days, LOL. But I didnt want it to keep me from stopping in and saying Hi to all of my friends Ive made here through the years..... May 2012 bring you all lots of smiles and wonderful memories....oh and big bucks !! LOL Clay "iminrut" Olson ;-)
  3. Thanks everyone, Ill sure to do that Bugleward...and LOL Steve. I remember y'all going on antelope hunts, and I could never seem to break away even tho I was in ND....but it's been a while since Ive been online, so my memory kinda failed me, LOL I live up in the Foothills area, and the other morning there was a nice 4x Muley munching grass out on the Blvd, lol.....gotta love it. Hope you all had a great Halloween weekend......Clay
  4. Thanks Everyone Well, I am settled in !!! Got a few weeks under my belt, an awesome apartment less than 15 minutes from work, and meeting alot of cool people !! Traveling back to ND in the morning, to see my kids, and to pic up some of the last of my things...especially my MOUNTS, LOL...the walls are bare, need to bring the rest of my framed prints too, LOL.... Hope this finds you all having a great fall so far.....and thanks Buckee, I forgot Steve was out here, drrrr LOL. Take care and God bless my friends and ttys, Clay
  5. Hey Hey.....long time, no see !! Ya I know, I been kinda MIA.....lot been going on, and still ain't been bowhunting !! I know, ME ???!!!! Well anyways, I figured I better check in....took me a while to even remember my password, hahaha. Latest and greatest news, is I just got hired on at the WyoDak power plant in Gillette, WY.....so I will be moving to the great state of Wyoming either Wednesday or Thursday of next week.....got my enclosed trailer all loaded up, just tying up some loose ends back here in NoDak country.... I don't even have a place to live yet, but it's a great company and they're putting me up in a hotel for up to 30 days till i can find a place....not sure If I live in Gillette, but leaning kinda towards Moorcroft or Sundance. Buffalo would be nice too, but it's just a little to far of a drive for work. I am so excited for the hunting opportunities that Wy. offers. Sucks I have to wait a year after I establish my residency....but it will be worth it. Hope this finds you all doing awesome.....gonna be a crazy next few weeks, but I will try to stay in touch a little more often. God Bless you all and ttys
  6. TreeWalker

    Hey Y'all

    Thanks Guys.....it's funny how busy a guys life can sometimes get...if you let it, LOL. But it feels good to get a chance to surf the forums again :-)
  7. TreeWalker

    Hawaiian Vacation

    That's awesome...the GF and I are thinking of heading down to the Sandals Resort down at Antigua, maybe within the next two months. I've never vacationed out of the lower 48, so I am pretty excited about even the opportunity to go..... Have an awesome time, and congrats on such an amazing milestone !!!
  8. TreeWalker

    Hey Y'all

    hahaha....and believe me, she is proud of that heritage !! It endears me to her even more :-)
  9. TreeWalker

    Hey Y'all

    I ain't been in the forums for quite some time....life has been busy, between work and kids and a great woman. My kids are growing like weeds, LOL I didn't get a chance to go hunting this year...I KNOW ?!?!?! Crazy huh. I just couldn't break away. But last years winter really killed alot of deer off up here, and nothing promising showed up on my trail cams, so I obstained for the year. several of my friends around the state did the same thing... God found me fit for another blessing, and it was obviously by his hand, cause how else is a yankee from the tundra of North Dakota ever gonna meet a "coonass" from the southern part of Louisiana ?!?!?! Our cultures are a bit different, lol, but we seem to connect on every level imaginable...it is such a breath of fresh air, and something I've been hoping and longing for, for quite some time....she cooks me gumbo and boudain and I cook her venison and pheasant :-) I hope this finds you all doing well and having a successful 2009, and leading into an even better 2010. Im actually gonna try and make a couple indoor 3d tourneys in the next several weeks.....take care everybody and God bless !! Clay
  10. Well guys....I've felt pretty convicted lately about getting in here, especially since I pushed so hard for this room, and so glad that others saw a need and a place for it.... But I haven't felt very worthy or justified to come in and visit with you all....I know it was the devil telling me I wasn't good enough alot of the time, and combine that with the fact that after my divorce last fall, I pretty much fell away from everything....the church, my faith somewhat, and those positive influences in my life.... Well recently I have met a woman and we have started dating, that is nothing short of amazing. I've thanked God so many times this past week for all of the UNanswered prayers, and blessing me with the one that mattered most. I wasn't leading a very good life these past months, and was living selfishly to boot. But God saw something in me worth saving...again...I've got a long way to go, but there's a great woman in my life now that gives me a reason to live and a passion to live it, and a want to strive to be a better man. I'm a long ways from where I was a year or so ago, and have a lot of forgiveness I need.....but I'm back out of the ditch and Im gonna try and stay on the road this time. Praise be to God, for his love and grace knows no boundaries.
  11. ....can we be in flood, severe thunderstorm and blizzard warnings all at the same time, LOL
  12. Prayers been sent Steve, and you just hang in there and listen to those folks when they are telling you what to do, LOL Thanks for the updates Ken and Kathleen......now Steve, hurry up and get well.
  13. I am proud to know the hunter of this deer, a true friend and inspiration to me in many ways. A classy individual who appreciates the outdoors and it's freedoms like no other.
  14. Well I just received my plaques in the mail yesterday for my 297-18x and 299-17x........and both took first place in their respective divisions:eek:. They are dragging their feet on the results though, cuz I would like to know where everybody else came in at.....hurry up and wait, LOL:D
  15. BTH, it is such an excellent point that I am contemplating having a bill introduced this coming ND legislative session, just to see what kind of attention it gets..... And I am sorry, but as a Christian man, I have compassion for those that try, but I am also of the flesh, so I tend to not feel too sorry for those that abuse the system.......and ND is chocked full of abusers.