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The Worn Wear Wagon makes a stop at the U of O

Posted on April 18, 2017

The Worn Wear truck arrived at the University of Oregon today and it was fun to be there and watch them look over the used gear that people brought, providing repair services and offering suggestions. The brand was irrelevant and you could have one item repaired for free – a great deal. They are here for a sustainability conference being put on by the business college and from what I could tell their work today will be a hit. I had a new velcro set up installed on the sleeve of my rain jacket that I keep in my office. h/t to Patagonia for doing this. You can follow the Worn Wear Wagon as it makes its way around the country. If they stop…

Body of Water by Chris Dombrowski

Posted on January 7, 2017

Body of Water: A Sage, a Seeker, and the World’s Most Elusive Fish by Chris Dombrowski My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a GREAT book – even if one is not into fly fishing or fishing at all. There’s a depth to the stories that are shared – an arc, if you will. I learned more about the Bahamas, bone-fish and the history of the place, the people who live there and make their livelihood guiding. In addition, Chris’s writing is dense – I often would find myself needing to take a break from reading to consider what it was he was getting at. There was beauty in the writing, as well. Chris plays a little geographic travel with this as he…

Safeco Field Tour

Posted on January 3, 2017

My son Jonah and I took a nice tour of Safeco Field when we were up in Seattle this past week. It was a wonderful day with him as we enjoyed the tour, went to Ebbet’s Field Flannels, a vintage baseball clothing store and then went up to Pike Place Market to get some lunch. Afterwards we stopped by Metzger’s Maps. Here’s a little photo album of our visit:   Safeco Field Tour by Sean Sharp on Exposure