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Brian Vander Ark, “And Then They Fell”

Horrible video, but it was the best I could do to preserve this amazing song on my blog, but still avoid deletion.

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Happiness: a state of mind, or river of fish

By Jeff Lund | For the Capital City Weekly

Are you happy.
It’s a loaded question when asked, an accusatory statement when heard. Bill Bob asks his brother Gus the question part way through one of my favorite books, “The River Why.” Gus leased a cabin on a coastal river in Oregon and developed the Ideal Schedule in which he fishes 16 hours a day. 221 more words

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Turn a good trip bad with these steps...

I had a bad dream the other night.
It happens once in a while, but most of the time mine are so nonsensical I either forget or dismiss them. 291 more words

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Movie making: Behind the scenes....The River Why

I found these older pics from 2011, when a film crew came to a fly shop (NW Fly Fishing Outfitters, Portland, Oregon) where my son, Tony, was working. 135 more words

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#40: Gertrude and Alice Learning Targets (a book spine poem)

This was a happy accident.  These books were pretty much in this order on my desktop, so, inspired by a recent book spine photo I saw in The Mighty Social Network, I decided to “craft” my first book spine poem.   77 more words

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A few things

It’s hard to believe that Luke and I leave for England in just a week and a half (!!). We spent much of this week ticking things off our to-do list: cleaning, finding apartment sitters, dusting the crazy thick layer of pollen that was coating every piece of furniture in our house, organizing our closets. 171 more words

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