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HOME RANGE: Notes on Literature, Nature, Working Dogs, History, Martial Arts, Other Obsessions and Sundry Annoyances by Henry Chappell

Listening to Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Here's an example of why I check Prufrock first thing every morning: A 1950 recording of T.S. Eliot reading and commenting on his poetry. Read the New York Times writeup here.

New Feature in Texas Wildlife

My cover story in the December issue of Texas Wildlife.

Two Stories in the Latest Texas Wildlife


You’ll find my cover story “Fair Chase Part I: Whitetails” and “Pronghorn Basics” in the November issue of Texas Wildlife. Photos by the great Wyman Meinzer always make my stories read better. Enjoy!

My latest in Texas Wildlife: Coastal Prairie Conservation and Restoration


My latest, in the October edition of Texas Wildlife - a feature on Texas’s coastal prairie and a book review.

2017 Master National Hunt Test


Here’s my feature on the 2017 Master National Hunt Test in the October edition of Texas Parks & Wildlife. You’ll see more of Earl Nottingham’s great photos in the print edition. Looking over this piece again brings back great memories. I can’t believe a year has passed. Those few days at The Big Woods on the Trinity raised my opinion of what makes a finished retriever.

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