An old Bob Will’s song suggests Deep Water is a bad place,
When you drift on into it along your love life’s race.
But I found that Deep Water is a good place to be,
Stabilizing our run through life making it fun for you and me.
Deep Water offers a big variety of advantages for sure,
As we travel through life on our individual grand tour.
Looking to fulfill our own special dreams along the way,
With as few ripples as possible while here on our stay.Continue reading →
Since you may have never had a natural high in a fever.
Dry fly fishing for brown trout on the Rio Grande River,
I thought I would take you there on a trip along too see,
Why that grand experience did really thrill little ole me.Continue reading →
. In the summer of 2000, I was still working as an engineer.
We planned a summer vacation to South Fork that year.
My Mom and Dad had health problems and couldn’t go,
So we leased a large cabin in town that we did love so.Continue reading →
. At the small town of South Fork, Colorado, so dandy,
Is the point where the South Fork of the Rio Grande,
And the mighty Rio Grande River do run right together,
Making the mighty Rio Grande River so much bigger.Continue reading →
We rafted the Rio Grande River near South Fork every year,
Up there in that mountain country so pure and so clear.
Every summer we were up their with family and friends,
What fun we all had on that river with all its sharp bends.Continue reading →
One of the things I learned to do very well in my time
Was fishing for trout in mountainous areas oh so fine.
This poem visits some of my methods and techniques,
I used to catch this fine sport fish with all their mystique. Continue reading →
I had a fishing trip outing with Kristi my daughter when she was just five. I have previously written a blog story about the outing and I thought I would try put the story into prose too. Continue reading →
During many of the summers when our daughters were growing up, our family traveled to South Fork, Colorado to spend time with my Mom and Dad at their cabin near the Rio Grande River. Two of my aunts and uncles also had cabins there, and my wife’s Mom and Dad also bought a cabin there. It was like a family reunion each summer since we all tried to vacation at the same time. One summer when we were up there, I had a very special outing with my oldest daughter, Kristi, who was about five years old at the time. Here’s my story. Continue reading →
Our family has always been very close. For a number of years, we all vacationed in the South Fork, Colorado area. In the summer time there were as many as 25 of us together enjoying ourselves. One particular activity we all did together was rafting the Rio Grande River. This story describes the activity we all enjoyed. Continue reading →
As any experienced fisherman will tell you, fly rod fishing is the finest method of any to hook, play, and land a fish. The following story tells how my dad and I used our fly rods for catching Brown Trout on the Rio Grande River near South Fork, Colorado. Continue reading →