Along with the
messages, Joyce gives a staccato rundown on weather and hunting conditions, a
report on hunting casualties coupled with a stern warning to be more careful
("You guys have just got to learn to carry your guns right") and taped
interviews with hunters in the field.
But the message
service is unquestionably the most appealing part of the program. Think, for
instance, of all the New Mexicans who glowed with vicarious parental pride last
year when Joyce broadcast a message to a hunter in the Jemez Mountains to hurry
home because his wife had just had her baby.
get to worrying and drive too fast," warned the folksy Joyce. "She's
just fine, and so is your new daughter."
consider Potter's case:
His wife, not thinking, trumped his ace,