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Fixing a Hole: Touring Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

August 23, 2013

My poor wife. She was lacking something.  She was suffering a deficit. She had a hole where her experience of America had been. She had never been to Yellowstone. Worse yet, she had never seen the Grand Tetons or been to a rodeo. It was a tragic thing. Think about it. A geyser had never […]

The Peculiar Good Fortune of the Ignorant: Fly Fishing in Colorado

May 18, 2012

Fly Fishing has taught me to respect fish.  In two days of fishing in the mountains outside Denver, Colorado I managed to hook a surprising number of rainbow trout.  Yet during that same time I managed to hook myself no less than nine times and each time it was a delicate, time consuming operation to […]