One of the best parts of being involved in the outdoor industry is being able to sit on the boards of some wonderful organizations. One of the most rewarding ones is Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. You can read more in my column in The New Virginian here: http://tinyurl.com/phw1218
As a professional fly-fishing guide and instructor, I am regularly asked for recommendations on equipment. As Christmas approaches, the questions come fast and furious. Here are some ideas that should be helpful for any fly-fisher or if you are buying gifts for a fly-fisher.
You can read my latest column in the News Virginian here.
This is a follow up to my column on 12/04/08.
Now you can see what various groups have given to the transition team at meetings and offer comments about those meetings and the materials.
Sportsmen and -women need to be engaged now more than ever. This is another easy opportunity to do.
After 2 days in DC and what turned into a very big bummer with one of my closest friends in the hospital needing major surgery i fled like a coward for the comfort of home and hearth in the valley.
This morning I need to cleanse my palate, mind and soul. Time to reflect on what was fun during this trip.
Hearing “one night in bangkok” again. thanks to @michaelturk for that one. took me back to some truly fine memories.
Reading a tweet by @SGPolitics calling Franken a “tool”. Had not heard anyone called a tool for so long almost spit coffee on the screen. That used to be one of my favorites pejoratives. Going back in the lexicon. 2day.
Just those 2 tweets made being on twitter worth it.
As ever and always my buffalo friend @curlybill, you are my eyes and ears of the native prairie and no better wisdom and great comfort.
Seeing some old friends at the Trust for Public Land’s Federal Affairs office. Very little talk of work lots of getting caught up on people’s lives…of course sharing breakfast with my god-daughter is alway entertaining.
First holiday party of the season.
In between replays of “one night” and calls to my beautiful and talented wife, the ride home last night was better bcuz of @hubspot tv podcasts. if only learning had been this entertaining in college. is hubs on twitter? gotta check with them about that.
The diverse group i follow and learn from on twitter are a comfort and joy. thanks.
but the best thing is home. Getting to see the sun rise hit the middle river each morning is a daily treat. and more so when i return.
Welcome to the transition.
Here is a quote from Change.gov, President-elect Barack Obama’s transition website:
“Barack Obama and Joe Biden recognize that we must forge a broad coalition if we are to address the great conservation challenges we face. America’s hunters and anglers are a key constituency that must take an active role and have a powerful voice in this coalition.”
Why is this important.
Hunters and anglers have an opportunity to be heard by President-elect Barack Obama’s team as they begin to sort through and prioritize the issues and challenges facing the country. Read this week’s column in the News Virginian to learn more.
My favorite time to work and write is in the early morning. as the sunrises on the back porch, the coffee brews, and Ashby runs a lap or two along the fence line, I get to collect my thoughts and plan my day. this morning, a holiday, I caught up on the little bit of work I blew off yesterday then caught up on some correspondence to friends.