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Sunday Drive Fail


There are hazards to spring Sunday driving. Where we live, going for a drive has always meant heading for the hills. Driving mountain roads is relaxing and enjoyable. There is a new adventure waiting around every corner. There are also hazards at certain times of the year. The following is a hypothetical situation I have created to showcase the possible dangers of driving in the mountains in the early spring. Pay attention to the mistakes our hero “Max” makes on a family outing, and the way his wife “Jann” responds on this Sunday drive fail. Continue reading Sunday Drive Fail

How to Catch Moss

One hot summer day I took our three youngest fishing at the Hayden Creek pond. My children like to fish, and I enjoy it also. I’m just terrible at it, and I don’t know what the problem is. Possibly, I exude an anti-fish pheromone that travels along my fishing line into the water. It could be a fish-repelling magnetic field that emanates from my body. The best I can do is frozen fish sticks at the local supermarket.

There you have it: I can’t twerk, and I can’t fish. If terrorists kidnap my family, and I’m forced to do one or the other…I will certainly miss them. Continue reading How to Catch Moss

Fishing Trip


To call it a “fishing trip” might be just a little pretentious. We went to Kids Creek Pond to try out my son’s new spinning rod. He had just received it for his birthday. The pond is a nice little puddle of water; It is landscaped with large rocks, little wooden bridges, and features a floating dock. The pond is stocked with trout and, occasionally, Steelhead. The Steelhead come from the nearby hatchery and have already spawned. Continue reading Fishing Trip