Archive for March 20th, 2016


Family matter…

SwittersB & Fly Fishing and the eventual SwittersB & Exploring have been my means to share a bit of travel, outdoor explorations, fly fishing, backyard gardening coupled with photography. I thought it would be interesting to share that I have, along the way, also shared family member’s photos from their observations. Here are a few from the wife, sons, daughters and grandchildren. I think you will agree there are some very nice captures here…..

Muncy Family 2B

Muncy Family 2-2

Muncy Family 3

Muncy Family 6

Muncy Family 5

All Trout/Steelhead caught/released.


What’s in a name…

Herman Otto Kresse, was born in Wisconsin in 1888. Later, he became the Mayor of Hood River, Oregon during the Depression. He also opened Kresse Drug Company in downtown Hood River. He passed away in 1973. I saw the old Rexall Store logo and dated signage. With the morning sunshine against the wall, the old sign glowed. Kresse held up: The style of writing in the newspaper piece below is interesting despite the typos….

Herman Kresse Robbed


Herman Kresse c/o


Herman Kresse

Above two historical images of Herman Kresse courtesy of

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