jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com VC. Founder, Kepha Partners. Obsessed with fly fishing. A recovering ENTJ. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:01:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.1 https://jtangovc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-Jo-500x500-32x32.jpg jtangoVC.com https://jtangovc.com 32 32 37759884 My Addiction to Work https://jtangovc.com/my-addiction-to-work/ https://jtangovc.com/my-addiction-to-work/#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:11:47 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15537 Work is my drug of choice. I don’t do other drugs. I drink alcohol in moderation and abstain every Lent. I don’t seek high-risk and adrenaline-filled adventures. But, work and achievement have my number. They own me. When they call, I want to drop everything else in my life. If I am not careful, work

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Fishing in Winter https://jtangovc.com/fishing-in-winter/ https://jtangovc.com/fishing-in-winter/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 13:00:49 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15501 Fly fishing in winter isn’t for everyone. The wind, cold and rain can be punishing. It is why few do it, as more rational anglers stay indoors. But, the landscape is hauntingly beautiful, and the river is devoid of people. The stillness in the air is almost ominous, as the birds and bugs are gone.

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Seasons https://jtangovc.com/seasons/ https://jtangovc.com/seasons/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 12:48:33 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15429 Mrs. T’s father is one of five children, each of whom had two to four children. Each of them in turn had two to four children, too. So, on Thanksgiving, in Connecticut, up to 60 people will gather when you add up all of the grandchildren, in-laws, boyfriends/girlfriends, and great-grandchildren. It is a special family

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The BBQ Don’s Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner https://jtangovc.com/the-bbq-dons-thanksgiving-turkey-dinner/ https://jtangovc.com/the-bbq-dons-thanksgiving-turkey-dinner/#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 05:01:55 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15403 Among the amazing birthday gifts my friends gave to me was this: a whole smoked brisket from The BBQ Don. I’m a huge fan of BBQ, and as I’ve written before here, The BBQ Don has the best brisket I’ve ever tasted. When I told Mrs. T. about his upcoming Thanksgiving Special, she enthusiastically thought

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Birthday Dinner https://jtangovc.com/birthday-dinner/ https://jtangovc.com/birthday-dinner/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:45:33 +0000 https://jtangovc.com/?p=15363 I am very grateful to Mrs. T. for planning a surprise couples’ dinner for my birthday. She coordinated every detail with the restaurant, and I was overwhelmed by how beautiful everything looked. Mrs. T. did a lot of other work, such as painting the invitation and name cards. She had people submit adventure ideas for

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Fishing During the Nor’easter https://jtangovc.com/fishing-during-the-noreaster/ https://jtangovc.com/fishing-during-the-noreaster/#respond Sat, 27 Oct 2018 22:41:03 +0000 http://jtangovc.com/?p=15357 It sounds crazy, and it probably is. But, I decided to fish today, even with the heavy rain and wind gusts up to 40 mph. I figured that not many people would be out today, and so, I would face less competition. I also have a new set-up that I wanted to try out. In

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