Tag Archives: Fall Creek

Against the Dying Light

I won’t need to rage against the dying of the light, per Dylan Thomas and his fine poetics. I won’t need to rage because I’ve done all that (for now) in private moments, and my purpose here is really very … Continue reading

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Monster Blues and Salmon, Too

The blues I’m referring to are not a giant saltwater fish. They’re a form of musical expression that I find quite useful for moving beyond a disappointing and even frightful political season this November. In a moment or two I’ll … Continue reading

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The Crossing

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.  –Thomas Paine All of the recent rain had made the anglers hopeful and raring to hit Fall Creek on a Saturday … Continue reading

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Big Trout, Good Marriage

I know what you’re thinking– trout and marriage do not/cannot mix. Adding a trout fanatic to a “normal person” in a marriage plan is like tossing gasoline into fire. But wait. Let’s talk about the marriage of extremes, or of … Continue reading

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Autumn Journal: November 19

This is the day the salmon fisher comes to roost and thinks about his season passed. Autumnal reflections. Standing in Fall Creek underneath a bridge just two miles out from downtown Ithaca, New York, I watch the broad stream pour … Continue reading

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