Work Hard, Play Hard

As someone who wants to squeeze everything that I can out of the short life I have on this earth, I strongly believe in the Work Hard, Play Hard philosophy. That said, life has been slightly out of balance as the library where I work has...
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Animas Riv

Who Woulda Thunk?

Just three years ago – in 2012 – I visited the Denver Fly-fishing show to try to make connections for my 52 rivers journey that I would embark on in 2013. I arrived at the show not knowing a single person and ended up at the...
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Fish, turkeys and bees

I’ve started my new job as the Library Director of a small, innovative library in Bayfield, CO, called Pine River Library. They won Library Journal’s “Best Small Library in America” last year. I can’t think of a better spot to return to my library career...
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Till Next Year, Montana

My second visit to Montana this year ends as I head south to Salt Lake City for a couple days. Excited to see my friend, Marianne McKinney and fellow librarian Peter Bromberg. If you haven’t yet come across the amazing organization Casting for Recovery please take the...
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Memorable Moments in Montana

October 3, 2014. Drove up to Stevensville to the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Preserve where I didn’t see one person on the hike I took. There were thousands of ducks – skittish with just a single hiker – that occupied the marshes that spread out over...
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Life's +/Δ

Urban Fishing


  + The Animas is my backyard! Δ Working long days.

Featured Guide

Charlie Card

Revisiting Amazing People

A little over a year ago, I had the pleasure of floating the Green River by Flaming Gorge with Charlie...
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In Other Words


Henry David Thoreau

  “Everyone should believe in something; I believe I’ll go fishing.” Henry David Thoreau