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Poems that I wrote during my most recent manic episode. Hopefully I am able to share my voice and the light that can be at the end with others.
Two personal poems. The first is an ode to fishing. The second is an ode to poetry. Both quick writes. Thanks hope you enjoy.
This is a poem I wrote about my experiences with paranoia. I was able to find relation through fishing and repair within that relation. I have also worked through this problem and the anxiety it carries by bringing it to the surface. This poem should be read like you would normally r...
Remember that famous line “puppy power” by Scrappy-Doo? This winter your pup may need a little help in the power department.
Introducing! Sow Thistle! From East Texas! I'm ready to tell the tale of the sow thistle and the conundrum it brought into our life's and minds. What a riddle it was indeed.
I'm back with more summer fun for teenagers. Whether we're talking about family time or kid time here are some options for keeping them active and off the couch. Youth don't have to be competitive in order to achieve healthy goals. This guide makes exercise fun and easy so everyone is...
Squirrels..Squirrels.. they make you laugh with their silly antics. What happens when you forget to feed them? What happens when they meet the cat for the first time? Do they ever loose their balance leaping from tree to tree? Meet up with one and you'll say you've never had so much f...
I am an outdoors kind of man, I always have been. This is a piece about the loss of our forest land where the fallen trees are outlawed for any to make use of, so they just lay there and build up more and more fuel for the next carless match, the next lightning strike...Did you hear t...
Official reports, the behaviour and attitudes of children in recent times show that they are not spending as much time outdoors (playing and learning) as much as children are naturally inclined to and as many of them want to. There are many reasons for this and due to a recent incid...
A guide to ducks and their characteristics and habitat.
Lyrical poetry. The life of a country girl. Nature poetry. http://www.poetrypoem/shannonfarlouis A country girl’s life in the country.
Goliath Grouper are one of the largest grouper on the planet! One of the largest specimens could suck a man in whole for dinner! In America, until not too long ago their name was "Jew Fish". That is what I was raised to call then and the name tends to stick with people my age and olde...
The world over, fishing tends to be a male dominated pursuit. Often, when men see women fishing, they don't take them seriously. This is not always the case! Ladies, this one is for you! Enjoy! Only the best, Dan
Wahoo are a top prize game fish the world over. They are named because when 1st hooked they make very fast, long, drag sizzling runs. Often the angler will shout out: "Wahoo!!!" The bigger they get, the more badass they become! Enjoy!
Sport fishing in blue water can be an incredible experience! You just never know what could happen or end up on your line. Its important to have the appropriate crew to be ready for whatever may happen. But what if you go out by yourself? This is just one example. Enjoy! Only the best...
Snook are a highly sought after prized game fish wherever they exist. They are smart, love structure and are great eating. Because they love structure and are experts at using it to cut your line, in many cases you have to just plain muscle them out. In the process, you can put quite ...
We go through a lot in life. Why? There has to be some reward for all we go through. Sometimes we just have to steal the time to make it all worth while. Life is short! Only the best, Dan
Sailfish tournaments can put a lot on the line. Big cash and prizes. Big investments, hard work, knowledge and luck! The whole thing can be a hell of a ride. Hold on, enjoy this one. Its a great taste of all the flavors involved. Enjoy! Only the best, Dan
Some times our passions tug at our hearts. Sometimes, even in our sleep. Sometimes it hard to tell which is which. Only the best, Dan
Please enjoy this journey into a day in the life of two flats fisherman, Tails are one of the highest priority targets of any tropical saltwater flats fishermen. It is the beginning of many challenges and adventures.
Time fishing is not spent....Its invested! Its not about the catchin...Its about the fishin!
This piece is about how I would look at old yellowed pictures as I was growing up that were posted at bait shops, fishing piers, charter docks, etc. They were truly awe inspiring! The fish numbers, variety and sizes were incredible! As years passed, the whole fishery was collapsing mo...
Theres something about being by the water. It almost always leaves you happy, refreshed, recharged... Even when your day dumped on you.......it's better.
An extreme fishing adventure in tournament Marlin fishing. Read it, feel it, live it and enjoy it! Not for the faint of heart. As close as you can get without getting wet or fishy. Enjoy!
One of the great apex predators of the sea, the Swordfish in all of it's fearsome glory, is the ultimate challenge for any angler. Raw power, brute strength and that razor sharp sword create danger and excitement with every encounter. Your heart will race through this exciting battle....
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