"The solution to any problem -- work, love, money, whatever -- is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be." --John Gierach
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The above picture is a couple of years old (and a reprint) but it still makes me smile. Nothing says Thanksgiving like pumpkin pie and family.
I don't know about you but this holiday season has crept up on me and I'm still struggling with the idea that it's already Thanksgiving. It seems like just yesterday that I was floating down my favorite stream in shorts and a pair of sandals flinging streamers for smallies. Now we're already moving into the season of Christmas lights , snow shovels and my favorite pasttime this time of year...chunking meat for big brown trout. Between work projects , weather and the Holidays I havn't been out near as much as I'd like but I have high hopes of sitting at the tying bench, filling the streamer box and then getting back out on the water after the holiday.
On top of wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving , I'd like to take a minute to thank all of you who follow the blog and take the time out of your busy schedule to see what Joe and I are up to. This year I surpassed 100,000 views, something I would have never believed possible when I started this whole thing. With so many blogs out there it amazes me that folks wade through all of those choices and a few still end up here at HighPlainsFlyFisher.
When I sit back and look at this crazy , messed up world we live in I realize just how much I have to be thankful for and how lucky I am. Here's hoping that each of you have a wonderful Thanksgiving...eat too much , re-connect with family and friends and then take a long overdue nap on the couch. Joe and I will catch you on the water after the tryptophan wears off....
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Congratulations on the milestone, and hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!ReplyDelete
Thanks Justin.... always appreciate you stopping by and commenting. Hope you have a great day as well!Delete
Jeff, to you and yours I wish a very Happy Thanksgiving.ReplyDelete
Thanks Alan...I'll be thinking about you and that brookie stream you hope to be on tomorrow morning while I'm helping the wife get the big meal ready.Delete
i love that boy!!! thanks for reposting this so we could enjoy his sweet face!ReplyDelete
enjoy your holiday and every good resting moment. :)
Thank you Theresa...I'll give Joe a scratch (and maybe a piece of turkey or two) for ya!Delete
Thanks for helping me make through a rough year Jeff. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.ReplyDelete
Thank you Howard...my pleasure friend , look forward to seeing you totally mended and back out on the water doing what we all love sometime in the near future. Have a great day tomorrow!Delete
Congratulations on the milestone sir and a Happy Thanksgiving to you as well! Hope you have a great day tomorrow.ReplyDelete
Thanks man...here's hoping you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday as well. Everythings busy this time of year I know but we still need to get out and fish...soon!Delete
Couldn't agree more. School is done mid-December. Give me a shout after that and we will make it happen.Delete
Thanks for the smiles.ReplyDelete
Our pleasure Jim....Delete
Congratulations! I know I've added a few views to that count and look forward to adding many more. Awesome job.ReplyDelete
Thanks man....really appreciate the kind words.ReplyDelete
Congrats Jeff! Hope to see you, Ginger and Joe again soon. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.ReplyDelete
Thanks guys....Hope to see you guys soon as well!Delete
And thanks to you too.ReplyDelete
Always appreciate you stopping by and throwing up a comment. Hope you have a great holiday season...Delete