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Monthly Archives: July 2012

     Did you ever notice how sometimes when you’re at work you only feel awake for the first few hours? Then you start to get worn out and tired, and by 2 in the afternoon you could go to sleep? No, it’s not normal. It’s probably lack of exercise and/or a terrible diet. But usually it’s lack of exercise. The same consequence of a sedentary lifestyle revolving around the television awaits you… Read More

     For the past seven or eight years I’ve been a tremendous devotee of fly fishing with streamers. When I first took up the fly rod I was subjected to the archaic rhetoric that dry fly fishing is the apex of the sport and fishing on the surface should be done whenever even remotely possible. The odd part was the guy who taught me to fly fish was from the west coast and… Read More