This web site was published to share with family, friends and peers, those diversions that occupy much of my time and thought. If you are a visitor, perhaps you have found your way here because of a similar pastime.
Listed upon this web page menu are some of my favorite pastimes. The amateur radio pages include some project information. Teardrop trailers include project plans, and construction ideas. The digital imaging pages are primarily wildlife with some close-up and reversed lens ideas. The carved walking sticks are focused on the use of Diamond Willow as a material for carving. The Pontoon fishing boat page is a more recent project for converting a paddle "pontoon" boat to a mini pontoon fishing boat.
If you have questions, comments, or believe that we are related, please e-mail.
"The night is much more alive, and richly colored than the day" -Vincent Van Gogh
"Be who you are, and say what you feel-because those who mind don't matter; and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. T. Seuss
"Be Yourself. Everyone else is taken!" -Charles Schulz
"I much prefer to be disliked for what I am, rather than to be liked for what I am not" -Unknown Author
"It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."-Carl Sagan
"The way that you wander
ls the way that you choose.....
The day that you tarry
ls the day that you lose.....
"If you choose not to share your joy with others, then donít expect others to share in your misery."-Richard Flake
"Learn from the mistakes of others, because you won't live long enough to make them all yourself"-Unknown Author
"It is easier to do many things than to do only one thing in a lifetime"-Unknown Author
"When I grow up, I want to be at least as smart as I was when I was little."-Unknown Author
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Site first created: 10/30/00
Page last updated on 03/23/2013