The End

I don’t how many times I have crossed a ridge thinking I was some place that I wasn’t. I don’t how many times I have crested a hill thinking I’ll be able to see something I didn’t. I don’t know how many times I have rounded a bend to discover an additional path to the...

The River Speaks

I finally made my trip to the river. I had been longing for this day for a few weeks now. It had been over a year since I had made this solitary float down the Clinch River. There are so many beautiful areas to put and take out. But I picked one of my favorites. I...

The Davis Ranch

My first visit to the Davis Ranch in the Dallas Texas area was in 2013. There I met several men including John Davis, the owner. We hit it off almost immediately. It was not too long after that, I began flying there a couple times a year to do hunting and speaking...

Extremism

Local farmers have been cutting hay. On a normal year, most fields will be cut twice. The amount of rainfall, however, always determines whether there is a lack or an abundance. The first cutting is usually in late May or June. This gives the grass another opportunity...

River Fishing

Right now, I’m craving a quiet float down the river. It’s not the fishing that I’m drawn to. It’s the simplicity of a kayak, the solitude of the surroundings, and the song of the river. An added draw this time of year is that at any moment I can decide to pull the...