8.15.2011

The Wild West in Wyoming Pt. 1/2

This post is from the same Wyoming vacation as  
Camping at Shell Reservoir Pt. 1 here
and
Camping at Shell Reservoir Pt. 2 here

Friday - August 5, 2011

We visited my sweet grandparents (my dad's parents) and hung out at their house in Burlington, WY.

Our day consisted of:
Shotgun shooting skeet...
FINALLY!
Finally, I hit 1 clay pigeon!
I am horrible at shotgun shooting so this was a big step in the right direction haha.
Let's just say this was my first time I ever shot a moving clay pigeon!
I have gone shooting several times now!
And PS. my headphones I am wearing are bomb.
They minimize the loud noise of the shotgun while increasing your hearing for people's talking and whatnot. I recommend them to anyone who has sensitive ears around guns ha. We had one pair and got another at Walmart before we came up here and I unfortunately lost to Kevin and we got a black pair and not pink ones...lol.
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My cousin Wes & Kevin shooting in the badlands.
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My dad and his dad, Grandpa Gormley shooting.
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After skeet shooting we played archery, a game of kickball with the cousins, had dinner and an anniversary cake for my grandparents (Happy 60th Anniversary Grandma & Grandpa Gormley!)!
Then we watched an evening of fireworks and had the BEST cookies ever from my grandpa's nephews' family who live nearby. Of course Katinka is a wimp and was in her kennel in our Jeep. She hates loud noises.
Anyone heard of the Thunder shirt?!
I kind of want to get it. It is a dog outfit that helps dogs with anxiety, fireworks, separation anxiety, and random things like that. Anyone hear anything good or bad? I think you can only get them online!
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Me & my cousin Brittany Lenski!
By the way she rocks at shotgun shooting.
Like she is really good and shot a bunch of clay pigeons in a row. Jealous haha.
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 Now to
The Wild West in Wyoming Pt. 2/2 coming soon!

I hope you are not bored of my camping pictures and outdoorsy things! I am almost done :)

9 comments:

  1. Headphones that limit shotgun noise but increase speaking levels? Shirts that help anxious dogs?! I just learned so much. haha! Wow. I am a terrible shot with a gun, but I am great with a bow and arrow. Weird?

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  2. I don't think I could hit one clay pigeon :) way to go!

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  3. I've never shot a gun and truth is, they kind of scare me...prob because I just know nothing about them! Let me know if you get that thunder shirt- if it works I need one for my dog, i feel SO bad for him during storms he gets so frightened!

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  4. gotta love it...that's looks totally intense!

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  5. Umm... for "camping" you seriously look like a rock star. So gorgeous. I would look like a mess!

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  6. You shooting one clay pigeon is better than I've ever done, so kudo's to you. Outdoorsy stuff is the best!

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  7. I love being outdoors!! You should have put your foot down and demanded the pink headphones!! Works for me every time haha

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  8. The sound of guns always scares me, but I've definitely shot my most of my Dad's guns before. He's a hunter and my aim...is definitely not as good as his haha.

    You guys travel so much!

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  9. I love being outdoors so I never get sick of posts like these! You represent cool girls;-) Happy 60th anniversary to your grandparents, that is amazing!

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