Posts Tagged ‘rainbow

29
Oct
16

Brief encounters…

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Oregon Rainbow Trout…Caught/Released

21
Sep
16

still life…

momentarily

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Rainbow Trout-caught-photo’d & released

05
Nov
15

a thing of beauty….

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Rainbow Trout Central Oregon lake (caught/released)

27
Jul
15

let the savage prevail…

downpours and rainbows
childlike responses to the spectrum
thank goodness for that

Mark Twain similarly said it thusly: “We have not the reverent feeling for the rainbow that a savage has, because we know how it is made. We have lost as much as we gained by prying into that matter.” Let the savage in you prevail. Sometimes we just know too much.

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26
Apr
15

Dark Skies & Roses

This early evening the setting sun was very bright against my neighbor’s trees. Beyond the trees, to the East, the sky was dark. Soon the wind picked up, thunder rumbled across the sky and a brief, heavy rain ensued. All this color and noise followed by a thin rainbow to the East. The few roses we have were drenched and battered. The white one I photographed the other day, looked refreshed this evening.

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17
Feb
14

Life: Tropical Island & The Pot of Gold

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“If I may be so bold,

it isn’t as if you haven’t been told,

that life, day to day, is right before you

and not out there beneath the faint rainbow

and some never found pot of gold”

SwittersB

19
May
12

Every Day in May Challenge: More Fish Not For the Dish

EVERY DAY IN MAY WRITING CHALLENGE: TODAY’S TOPIC…’MORE FISH’

‘More Fish’: Whether a ‘trophy’ fish or a little 5″ gem from a small stream pocket, I enjoy the beauty of fish that I catch or those that others around me catch. I haven’t killed a trout in years. I don’t particularly enjoy eating them. I do enjoy a bit of halibut, salmon, sturgeon or sea bass. But, for the most part, I stick with catch and release….careful release. I know some abhor the grip and grin pose. I confess I will hoist the fish here and there when it is a special gift. Over playing a big fish on too light of rod will put the fish at risk upon release. Getting the fish in for release in a timely manner gives far better odds the fish will survive.

I recently fished with my wife. As you can see, she already has mastered a key element in relaying fishing lore…..exaggeration.

Oh my….my wife hasn’t learned that her left forearm is blocking over half the length of the fish! Of course, she doesn’t care about such things and is just happy to bring the trout to hand.

TOMORROW’S EVERY DAY IN MAY WRITING CHALLENGE TOPIC: GREENERY

 




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