Nickels

  “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”  ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring     The above line is from Gandalf of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.  I know he’s a fictional character but Gandalf always seemed like a pretty …

Fishing Around

Some anglers always fish for panfish. Others are dedicated bass chasers. There are those who only fish trout and only with a fly rod. In Minnesota, walleye are the state fish and some folks try exclusively for them whether they are biting or not. God bless them all. I'm an equal opportunity fisherman. If I …

Stubborn

I believe that just about every personality trait is inherently neutral. Most traits serve us well up to a point. Almost any aspect of our personalities can get us in trouble if taken too far. For instance, industrious can lead to getting a lot done and feeding a family. However, it can also lead to …