Hoping your wife likes a kick in the shoulder if you use "Ruger Only" type loads. SASS cowboy action type loads will be softer but won't have as much oomph downrange. (I personally do not like shooting from a bench, but it does help steady you for guaging accuracy initially)
How far does she usually deer hunt, rangewise?
Youth rebels, age conserves; between them, they advance. The Marines will cease to win battles the moment either camp achieves ascendancy. – Robert Leckie, Helmet for my Pillow