Awaiting the Master

Loyal Companions Two Red Heelers, Australian cattle dogs, patiently await the return of their master. This scene appears to be shaping up as a "red letter day" on the master's calendar. Three favorites coming together at the same time: fishing, beer and loyal companions. Thought for the Day: Loyalty means nothing unless it has at … Continue reading Awaiting the Master

Favorite Memory

Brady, NE My favorite childhood memories include visiting my cousins that lived on Jeffrey Lake, 5 miles south of Brady, NE. Especially in the summer, when we could swim three times a day (60 minutes after each meal), play baseball and explore the County's junk yard. What made this all possible was my uncle, who … Continue reading Favorite Memory

1958 Memory

One of my favorite childhood memories is visiting my cousins in Brady, Nebraska; this picture in particular is fresh in my mind.  My uncle took my brother and I and his three sons to fish in the fore bay of the Jeffrey Lake Reservoir.  We were never allowed to go there by ourselves because  water from the … Continue reading 1958 Memory

Cousins

The first real warm day of the summer, with the sun taking its sweet time to set.  The day was long, giving the cousins plenty of time to reconnect, and many fun-filled memories:   swimming in the lake, minnows, sand toys, sun screen, rope swing over/into the water, sand between the toes, sand castles, fish … Continue reading Cousins

Fishin’ Hole

Labor Day:   The unofficial end of summer, the last summer holiday, the final curtain of summertime fun.  Reality sets in with thoughts of "school nights", regimented daily schedules, early risings, and shoes. One last night on the dock at the old fishin' hole is a good way to end the summer. Thought for the Day:  We … Continue reading Fishin’ Hole