Art Patterson, one of the best storytellers I’ve ever heard lived downstream and he became my friend. Art was a Dogs and camping make me happy humans shirt self-sufficient fella who made a living primarily brewing moonshine whiskey he sold to city slickers from St. Louis, Nashville and Kansas City for 2 bucks a gallon. He also raised chickens and hogs. He had a lot of hound dogs. A laid back human-dog family affair.
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Art was happy as could be until the feds followed a Dogs and camping make me happy humans shirt flock of buzzards circling his still and nabbed him one hot summer day. After that, since he’d been caught a couple of times before cookin’ corn liquor they decided to hire the good old boy to work at Alley Springs State Park in Missouri to show tourist how the whiskey making process was done.
It was a Dogs and camping make me happy humans shirt way of life in the olden days. Pretty sure some day’s Art would run off a batch of 180 proof brew after the park closed to aid him and his friends while sitting around a campfire listening to their hound dogs run some wild creature. Telling tall tales since that was the order of the day before fast-paced things and social media consumed our lives.