Spirit of the Suwannee

My eyes are just now coming into focus and my motor skills starting to click back into action. I’ve just returned from a trippy little trip to Florida for ‘Springfest’ – a three day music festival held at The Spirit of the Suwannee campgrounds. I suppose the best way to describe the music at Springfest [...]

To Live Is To Fly

  “…Well I may be gone, I won’t be long I’ll be bringing back the melody And all the rhythm that I find…” (from TO LIVE IS TO FLY written by Texas legend Townes Van Zandt) One final post before this bird has to fly away. I’ll try to come back with some nice, heartwarming [...]

A Sweet Take on The Blackfoot

Since the moment my daughter, Little Chick, picked up a flyrod, she has received no shortage of instruction, advice and input. Diligently she would practice with her Orvis 4-wt seven-foot rod. And finally last year one tip brought everything into focus for her: Lift your rod like you’re bringing a telephone up to your ear, [...]

Oh They Tell Me Of An Uncloudy Day

Last week Buster Wants To Fish and Way Upstream both wrote posts about a recent study that reveals Americans are spending less and less time participating in outdoor activities such as fishing, camping and hiking. Needless to say this news strikes a sad chord. Now since I was an English major who managed to get [...]

Winter Blues

For those of you still suffering frigid temperatures and cabin fever I thought I’d share some tunes to match your Winter Blues. And despite a gorgeous weekend in Texas filled with bright skies and breezy temps, the only thing I caught was the flu. So looks like I’m singing ‘em too… Cuddle up, double down [...]

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