Giving Thanks

I was lucky enough to spend Thanksgiving ‘back home’ with my parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a random of assortment of other family and friends. Had a chance to visit with cousins i have not seen since before we moved from Missouri in 1986, and catch up with others i see somewhat Read more


catfishing. no really…

today’s random call from mom was to find a way to determine the weight of a ginormous catfish based on it’s species and length.  thank you Missouri Department of Conservation, i will be forever grateful for your assistance 🙂 (the fish was 46 inches and according to the chart 44.47 lbs)      


Oceanside Pier

      Yesterday afternoon i walked down to the commuter train and took it to the last stop headed west.  this is where i ended up. Oceanside Pier, it is a beautiful place to enjoy the view of the sea as well as watch fisherman bring in their catch.  i have always loved the Read more