i’m blinded by the light

Just got the coolest gift for Xmas – a Nite Ize buglit led micro flashlight. This is going right into my bag. No more stringing up in the dark. I successfully blinded my wife on accident, then myself when I said, “It’s not that bright.” It’s got three modes, brighter than the sun, pretty damned…

My Youth

Chicago punk rock. I may be biased from growing up in Northwest Indiana, but Chicago punk rock is some of my favorite. The Effigies, Naked Raygun, Screeching Weasel, 88 Fingers Louie, Dead Steelmill, and Pegboy. The list could keep going, but this is about Pegboy. Why? Because they fly fish. The guys from Pegboy are…

Nerdgasm!

Pretty sure I’ve watched this preview a hundred times now.
How the hell can I wait an entire year for this? This damned movie is gonna come out and then the world is gonna end according to some crazy bastards who didn’t realize they’re being trolled by a Mayan from a few thousand years ago.

Fly Fishing Frenzy giveaway

The folks over at Fly Fishing Frenzy are giving away some sweet gear. Here’s a link to the gear and the info to win. http://www.flyfishingfrenzy.com/2011/12/19/frenzy-holiday-give-away-2/ The Fly Fishing Frenzy has an awesome giveaway for you!! We wanted to show our appreciation to all for following our Fly Fishing Blog and by doing so we are…

Go Science!

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/12/111216150303.htm Engineers at Brown University have developed a system that cleanly and efficiently removes trace heavy metals from water. In experiments, the researchers showed the system reduced cadmium, copper, and nickel concentrations, returning contaminated water to near or below federally acceptable standards. The technique is scalable and has viable commercial applications, especially in the environmental…