RIP Jim Harrison has written his last word

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Woolly Bugger

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http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/postscript-jim-harrison-1937-2016

http://www.anglersjournal.com/people/the-gospel-according-to-jim/
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!
me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.
My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Mudwall Gatewood 3.0

"Enjoy every sandwich."  Warren Zevon

flynhokies

Just learned of his passing, bummer. Incredible storyteller, I've always loved his poetry as well. This one in particular:

I Believe

I believe in steep drop-offs, the thunderstorm across the lake
in 1949, cold winds, empty swimming pools,
the overgrown path to the creek, raw garlic,
used tires, taverns, saloons, bars, gallons of red wine,
abandoned farmhouses, stunted lilac groves,
gravel roads that end, brush piles, thickets, girls
who haven't quite gone totally wild, river eddies,
leaky wooden boats, the smell of used engine oil,
turbulent rivers, lakes without cottages lost in the woods,
the primrose growing out of a cow skull, the thousands
of birds I've talked to all of my life, the dogs
that talked back, the Chihuahuan ravens that follow
me on long walks. The rattler escaping the cold hose,
the fluttering unknown gods that I nearly see
from the left corner of my blind eye, struggling
to stay alive in a world that grinds them underfoot.


RIP
"The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration."
-Claude Monet

Traveller2926

The best life has the fewest spectators! Who is John Galt?  John Galt 2020

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