[caption id="attachment_7997" align="aligncenter" width="700"] view from the water looking up[/caption] A small creek flows through out backyard. It is, without question, my favorite outdoor feature of our new house– and that's saying a lot. I love the space we have, I love all the animals we can see out our windows, I love the woods… Read more...

I fish a lot, and those frequent excursions take their toll on my waders. They are usually damp. That combined with a few small holes and the summer heat create a perfect storm of olfactory horror. There are a few leaks in the neoprene seams at my feet, which means after a few hours of… Read more...

Early Saturday morning I got out of my car into the cold, quiet air. Surrounded by very tall trees, I could hear the faint sound of a nearby stream. As I walked to to the water the sand and gravel crunched under my boots. I hiked along a bridle path that followed the stream, staring… Read more...