It was Saturday morning as Jake, an avid hunter, woke
up raring to go bag the first deer of the season. He
walks down to the kitchen to get a cup of coffee, and
to his surprise he finds his wife, Alice, sitting there,
fully dressed in camouflage.
Jake asks her: "What are you up to?"
Alice smiles: "I'm going hunting with you!"
Jake, though he had many reservations about this, reluctantly
decides to take her along.
Three hours later they arrive at a game preserve just
outside of San Marcos, Texas.
Jake sets his lovely wife safely up in the tree stand
and tells her: "If you see a deer, take careful aim
on it and I'll come running back as soon as I hear the
Jake walks away with a smile on his face knowing that
Alice couldn't bag an elephant -- much less a deer.
Not 10 minutes pass when he is startled as he hears
an array of gunshots. Quickly, Jake starts running
As Jake gets closer to her stand, he hears Alice screaming:
"Get the hell away from my deer!"
Confused and frightened Jake races faster towards his
screaming wife. And again he hears her yell, "Get the
hell away from my deer!" followed by another volley
Now within sight of where he had left his wife, Jake
is surprised to see a cowboy, with his hands high in
The cowboy, obviously distraught, says, "Okay, lady!
You can have your damn deer! Just let me get my saddle