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The Spring is Fully Upon Us

The Spring is Fully Upon Us

Spring is here…and has been Well, my busy season is fully upon me. Today is a day where the clouds look like they’re holding rain that apparently isn’t coming. I actually feel like writing, but cannot shake the feeling of wasting my day. It’s long overdue that I post about the spring. Unsurprisingly, I was wrong when I predicted a short winter. Instead, it became winter again after an abnormally warm January. I’ve struggled with motivation the whole time, not…

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John Seymour on Sport Fishing

John Seymour on Sport Fishing

I often think of this characteristically amusing John Seymour quote from the section “Fish” of his wonderful book, “Farming for Self-Sufficiency” “The industrial working man’s sport of catching fish out of the fresh water canals, lakes and streams, weighing them, and throwing them back again, is as puerile as pulling wings off flies, but I suppose it is better than watching hired men playing football, for at least it gets its devotees away from a crowd. The men who do…

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