Why We Fish

  Once upon a time I didn’t need a reason to go fishing. It was compelling, exciting, mysterious and what I’d learned from my dad to do with free time. I just wanted to see the bobber dive and feel a heavy pulse on the line. There was joy in catching bluegills and trout and […]

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Libertarian Park 2

About a year ago I wrote a piece that is still one of my own favorite articles. Unfortunately, editors didn’t love it as much as I did and so it never found a home beyond my computer. Maybe I just didn’t do a good job of placing it. It seems the best I can do […]

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Libertarian Park 1

About a year ago I wrote a piece that still is one of my own favorite articles, Libertarian Park.     Unfortunately, editors didn’t love it as much as I did and so it never found a home beyond my computer. Maybe I just didn’t do a good job of placing it. It seems the […]

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Aldo Leopold Revisited

I hope that people who attempt to read The Dying Fish will see it through to the end. The simple-minded first half, chronicling day to day life in the woods, is setting the stage for something grander in the second half. Hopefully, something worth your time.   A few years back, I picked up a […]

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