Stapler Pins

Wrote this way back around the ARAB SPRING. Just for the heck of it.

This academic year was my last, and hence I have been extremely busy. 7,819 more words

Tauseef Warsi

"Soft-Hackles for Winter Steelhead" in the current issue of American Angler

Calling all steelhead fanatics and soft-hackle aficionados: this article, appearing in the Jan/Feb 2015 issue of American Angler, is right up your alley. It features six of my favorite winter steelhead soft-hackles, including detailed photos, pattern recipes, and a little story about each fly. 54 more words

Steve Culton

Fly Fishing for Striped Bass on Lighter Tackle, or: A Good Night For The Five-Weight

This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of the Mid Atlantic Fly Fishing Guide under the title “A Good Night For The Five-Weight.” Many thanks to MAFFG for allowing me to share it here. 1,914 more words

Steve Culton

Coping with Stress and Anxiety

In the Name of Allah, The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful

Coping with Stress and Anxiety

By Ruqayyah Dawood


Stress and worry, in my opinion, is often wrongly associated with not having full trust and faith in Allah’s Wisdom and Plan and not praying enough. 2,114 more words

Articles And Essays


I’m a System Integration Tester.

This means that when software is developed, just before release I take it and make sure it “fits” with all the other systems we use. 1,149 more words


Dispatches from the word front

Hello, fellow fly fishing reader. Get your eyeballs ready for a couple articles from yours truly.

Soft-Hackles for Winter Steelhead will be in the next (Jan/Feb) issue of… 122 more words

Steve Culton

Do Before You Die

By Gideon Mutai
It has been for years that you do or die. This has been to encourage people not to give up in life which is good. 902 more words

Articles And Essays