Yesterday, we dropped off our son at college. Having done this a few times, I feel that we have a system well in place. The move went very smoothly, and it was great to see his new room and meet some of his suite-mates. As is our tradition, Mrs. T. and I afterwards went out
Here are some photos and videos from today. The highlights are that our son is feeling better and that let me see some trout. The best one taped at 19″. Even though it was a blazing-hot day, the river was a refreshing 58 °F. Hope you all had a good Sunday.
We have had a great time up in the NH woods near Canada. While cold and rainy at times, the fish have cooperated, and we landed dozens a day. The scenery has been beautiful, and the river, cold and pure. I look forward all year to coming up here. Each day, I arise early and
The silence is what you notice first. At dawn, at Back Lake up in NH near Canada, there isn’t much happening but for the episodic call from a loon. The water is flat, mirror-like. I am up for an annual father-daughter fly fishing trip. My daughter is still asleep. I am biding my time, happily,
At 3:30 am, heading to the river, I am starting to ease into the two-hour drive. But, I feel a clench in my gut that makes me wonder what is up. That’s when I realize it is May 12. “Oh,” I think, “it’s that day.” May 12 was when my mother was born and was
When my daughter and I finally get to the river bank, suited up and gear ready, I have to choose to breathe. We have been driving north for about four hours, and we are eager to see our destination. My heart rate went up once we left the car and started to walk down a