Been called an "Overeducated Red-Neck" "60's Holdout". Work with Messed-Up Kids. Fishing keeps me semi-sane. DWM-60 3 adult kids 1 GDS/1GDD
By: ShenValleyFlyFish, 2:42 PM GMT on April 24, 2012
Here bygynneth the Book of the tales of Caunterbury1: Whan that aprill with his shoures soote2: The droghte of march hath perced to the roote,3: And bathed every veyne in swich licour4: Of which vertu engendred is the flour;5: Whan zephirus eek with his sweete breeth6: Inspired hath in every holt and heeth7: Tendre croppes, and the yonge sonne8: Hath in the ram his halve cours yronne,9: And smale foweles maken melodye,10: That slepen al the nyght with open ye11: ...
By: ShenValleyFlyFish, 7:09 PM GMT on March 06, 2012
When I worked at the one machine shop a local trucker, who was a notorious shyster brought in several of his cattle haling trailers to have the king pins (attach the tractor to the trailer) replaced. The minute that it got out that one of his trailers was on our lot the boss got calls from all over The Valley warning him to cover his butt. Boss decided that no one could collect anything if the man couldn't hall, so told him cash only. Whenever we finished one we...
Updated: 10:24 AM GMT on March 08, 2012
By: ShenValleyFlyFish, 7:17 PM GMT on July 10, 2011
This is in response to some stuff over on Orca's blog so if you want to know what sparked this off (other than random firing synapses) check it out. Its a fun blog. If you lack a warped sense of humor don't bother, but then again you probably wouldn't be checking in here.Trees and folks I have KnownRe: ChestnutI grew up on Chestnut Ridge. Used to be if you hiked back in far enough you could come across trunks of old trees that had toppled over. Any time an old s...
Updated: 7:56 PM GMT on July 10, 2011
By: ShenValleyFlyFish, 6:55 PM GMT on July 08, 2011
I swore I was going to let this place die of neglect. However it doesn't seem quite fair to keep dumping the products of my compulsion to rant on other folks blogs. So here it is the latest rant.**********Reflection on ReflectionsA long time ago in a place far far away, when I was just a wee lad, my DDD (dear departed dad) was friends with an eccentric genius who was in charge of the planetarium at the local Mennonite church college. There was a great hullabaloo ab...
Updated: 11:43 PM GMT on July 09, 2011
By: ShenValleyFlyFish, 12:08 AM GMT on June 12, 2010
Hi all. I think this air card contraption may work out. I've been playing with it for about a week now and while it isn't broadband and it sometimes gets V E R Y slow think its as good as it gets in this hole between the hills and dependable enough to venture out in public. A lot has happened and I'll do a post about that but thought I'd start back with something Weather related.I posted this over on Dr Jeff's bolg but then decided I had worked enough for one eve...
Updated: 12:13 AM GMT on June 12, 2010