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Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
Deep Places brotherhood experiences fishing wonder Jan 10, 2021
There was no shoulder nor any car in sight for miles as we stood in the middle of the road on one of the most desolate stretches of two lane highway in southwest Colorado.  We stared in amazement.

"Oh $%!&!"
I exclaimed. "This is real bad but it could have been WAY worse."
 
The man on the other side of the trailer tongue, which was only hanging onto our half-ton pickup by the safety chains, was my best friend, a man who has known and held my story for...
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Slow Medicine brotherhood curiosity fishing Aug 16, 2020

This question has always bothered me to some degree. I usually have no idea what the answer is, so that doesn’t help either. “What do you think God has for you in this?”

The next question came only a breath later, and it wasn’t any easier. In fact, it hit home in an odd mix of grace, glory, and gall. “What is the gift you are receiving by NOT catching any fish?” 

It was my birthday. It was one of my closest friends. He knows me. He knows I like to fish....

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Feed Your Soul, Not Your Ego brotherhood fishing shared experience Jul 16, 2020

I’m convinced that a “lucky gene” exists that predisposes certain people to fortunate experiences. I’m equally convinced that said gene exists nowhere in my genetic profile. My brother on the other hand routinely wins radio call-in contests for concert tickets and won a drawing for a brand new car. 

That said, you can imagine my surprise when I found out the Restoration Project Canoe Trip I was leading was on the Green River. The Green is a world...

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