Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dealing With Stress…cont’d.

Continuing a world of managing stress… …Schedule “me” time.  They suggest to take a half hour bath.  Relax, it won’t wilt the skin, but it will soothe the body. And we all know our “body language” often tells our story.  … Continue reading

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Dealing With Stress

Normal—green spot. That’s what the Stressometer says this morning…put your thumb on it and wait.  The color indicates how you are.  So, this Sunday morning, April 29, green is the color. But, really?  Does this card know more than I … Continue reading

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When Life Swirls Out Of Focus

Life swirled out of focus…like her fishing days when “the bite’s on,” dipping rods and singing reels everywhere.  Hardly time to think…and breathing was erratic.  It had been a swirling year for Tricia Gleason, the shift from Homicide Detective to … Continue reading

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Being The Best

At least for most people over the years, except family and fishing guides, when we move to a new venue or employment, the folks from those days past are rarely visited or seen again.  Life moves on.  Not as judgment … Continue reading

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The Value of Imperfection…

Here’s a question:  can you think of a particular moment in your earlier life…say up to your 16th birthday…that continues to impress you, guide you, alert you…with considerable value and your appreciation?? Today, driving to meet my fishing guide this … Continue reading

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Some refuse to dance…others don’t. How about us?

I don’t know Brittany Brewer.  Nonetheless, I was touched by her picture and the back story to same.  I’ve never been to Booneville, Kentucky.  But, I understand they are the poorest county in the United States.  Grim, struggling, want to … Continue reading

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Muting the Noise…

Shared before but is apt once again.  Before I left for Oregon, allowing that fishing was less than desirable, one of my guides said, “Why don’t you shift back to management and give us some cleaner rivers?” His reference was … Continue reading

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