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FredA
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Re: Bittersweet

Post by FredA » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:33 am

BMB it sounds as though you've got your priorities in the right place.

God bless.

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by woolly bugger » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:37 am

good read, thanks for sharing...
ex "I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!"
me "There's a season???"

"Go down to the creek. Cast a line over the bright water. Let every thought, emotion and feeling go. Wild water abides."

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by thalweg » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:39 am

Nice.
Thanks for sharing that, BC.
"only two things smell like fish... and one of them is fish." -grandpa

"Please take a brief moment to answer this question as the ferry approaches the shore.
Do you have the coin to pay for your passage, or the courage to take up the oar?" -the sword

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by Long Haired Dave » Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:26 pm

Not what I was expecting today, but thanks...
My best efforts at casting looked like a retard skipping rope.

--Redchaser

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by SOBF » Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:35 pm

Barrelcooker......that was a sad reminder of what is important...life is a crap shoot and we need to take all that it throws at us

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by B.M. Barrelcooker » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:05 pm

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Well this time of year is always a little tough for me.....and for some reason it seems to get a little harder as I get older. Forgive me for the photo dump from the last few weeks


You can see that I start and end in the same place .....like I always do .......and there is always a promise out there


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I think the "BM" on this mound actually stands for "bowel movement"; one of Franzen's, if I'm not mistaken...


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Re: Bittersweet

Post by Average Joe » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:24 pm

My thoughts are with you my friend.

:cool

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by augustwest » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:24 pm

So much goodness in this thread, thank you Mr. Barrelcooker.
"Enjoy every sandwich." -- W. Zevon

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by Redchaser » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:38 pm

I'm not sure how I missed the original one, but well done on both . But damn man after spending years staring at that avatard and reading your occassional (non?)fiction essays, you don't look at all like one would think. All the best to you and your family!
"... don’t let your life become the sloppy leftovers of your work" Jim Harrison

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by B.M. Barrelcooker » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:27 pm

Thanks red chaser , you are the kind of dad we all want to be. I'm comin down to fish with you someday...........better get a bigger boat !


I think the "BM" on this mound actually stands for "bowel movement"; one of Franzen's, if I'm not mistaken...


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Re: Bittersweet

Post by chadroc » Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:48 am

a great read. you have tremendous faith and i envy this. well done to find the ring, what a triumphant moment that must have been. thank you for posting this.
holding it down on the other side of the border

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Re: Bittersweet

Post by blumpkin » Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:19 pm

Thanks for everything BM,
you have had a positive influence on a lot of good folks.

Much Love and respect.

Bill and Mara.
"Dunno how this’ll go, I’ve been drinking since 2”
Travis.

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