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"A strong chess player"

Thomas Powers, writing in the London Review of Books, last issue but one:I was in Mitchell’s apartment once or twice – something to do with Christmas – but just about all our conversations took place in the street or in the lobby ofShow More Summary

More trouble in paradise

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association’s (BFFIA) annual general meeting (AGM) has been slammed as a “disaster” and a “dog and pony show”, with one group telling Tribune Business it no longer recognizes it as the industry’s voice. LINK (via: Tribune 242) The President of the BFFIA is calling it a smear campaign.

About That Baby Bobcat

I think in another epoch, I'd have been sitting around a fire, telling stories. I'd keep all those cavepeople coming back night after night for a nice installment of How I Outsmarted the Cave Bear and Lived to Tell the Tale. I'd earn...Show More Summary

As the Asian carp swim closer, Obama fails to act

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

You can now add the looming asian carpocalypse to the list of things that are Obama's fault. LINK

Extend the Life of Your Wading Shoes?

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

I wonder if this technique of extending the life of your approach shoes by coating the seams and stiching with Seam Grip would work on wading shoes?

Fishermen Advise "Hoot Owl" Closures

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

The dry heat is taking a toll on the trout in the Truckee River. Local anglers are banding together to preserve the fish ecosystem by launching Hoot Owl closures. LINK

Picking Currants at the Farm

It’s berry picking season at the farm! This week, everyone at the farm is helping to pick currants - those bright red, white, and black juicy, tart fruits. [&hellip...

Things to Remember in Long Distance Bike Rides

Long road trips on bike are much more thrilling and exciting than other means of travel, especially for bike enthusiasts. In order to go on a long trip on your bike to accomplish your long cherished dream, you need to check a number of things before start. Show More Summary

Almost a year later . . .

Almost a year later, and every single day, you think about how much you miss blogging here in your little space. And yet. You haven’t carved out the time for it, which is what you do when there’s something you miss. But. Deep breath. Turn it around and think of all that you managed to […]

I Saved a Life Today

I was mulching this afternoon, in a fine mist, thankful that we weren't getting a downpour of rain AGAIN. We've already set a new record for the most rainfall in a single month ever. (We're currently at just under 12" for the month.) There's still one more day left and it's supposed to...wait for it...RAIN. Show More Summary

First sale of Federal Duck Stamp held at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – June 26, 2015 – The first purchases of the 2015-16 Federal and Junior duck stamps – formally known as the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp – took place at the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid on Friday. The...Show More Summary

Maker’s Dashboard

A. LED Matrix Tachometer Materials: Arduino + OBD-II TTL adapter + LED matrix Cost: $100 Monitor your engine’s RPM and improve your manual shifting precision with a breakout LED tachometer. B. Car Diagnostic Display Materials: Raspberry...Show More Summary

Scrapbooking with old and new supplies

Following on from those stages of grief, one thing that has helped me grapple with the acceptance stage has been the freedom to use absolutely anything on a page without thinking about whether it would be in stock or on sale or anything like that. Show More Summary

Father, Grandfather Save Boy from Alligator

File photo courtesy of Spencer Wright/Flickr A Texas father and son were airlifted to an area hospital Sunday following an alligator attack at Lake Charlotte, in Chambers County, Texas. As USA Today reports, the boy, Kaleb Hurley, 13,...Show More Summary

Hunting Gear: Why You Should Wear a Fedora Instead of a Baseball Cap Please enable Javascript to watch this video What's my favorite hat, you ask? A crushable fedora. It'll keep your head reasonably warm, stuff into your packShow More Summary

GVK11 Outdoors – Fishing for a Legacy at Vermillion Bay, Ontario!

Billy Kats & Matt Arkins ready to get hooked by Confusion Lake & Wilderness Air  (Lombard, IL) – GVK11 Outdoors host, Billy Kats, has never been one to grow roots. While Illinois is where he hangs his hat, his second home is wherever his father’s legacy… and adventure take him. Show More Summary

5 Steps To Killing Your Local Homebody Buck In His Core Area

By Mark Kenyon It’s a situation, that as whitetail addicts, we all dream of. A big, mature buck is calling your hunting property home and he’s a senile old sucker who hardly ever leaves his core area. It’s a perfect...

Angler Catches, Releases Potential World-Record Seatrout

Photo via Facebook While fishing Florida’s Indian River e arlier this month, angler Luke Ledbetter, of Alabama, hooked a fish that quickly proceeded to peel line from his reel. At first, Ledbetter thought it was a big redfish or a snook,...Show More Summary

American Built Arms Company Celebrates America’s Birthday with Special Sale

Receive 10 percent off all AB Arms products June 26 – July 5, 2015 at In addition, receive a free MDT Magazine with purchase of a MODX Modular Rifle System. Glen Rock, Pa. (June 2015) – American Built Arms Company (AB Arms), a veteran-owned, Type 07 U.S. Show More Summary

New Project: Sew a Durable Drawstring Bag

This drawstring bag is the perfect way to carry around your stuff! You can throw it over your shoulder or wear it as a backpack. I loosely based this project on another drawstring bag I had; it broke because the stitching was weak, so I made this version more durable. Show More Summary

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