• Kip’s Comments 8-21-19

      Quiet is Good Finally, after much too long, I had a quiet evening where other than a couple of phone calls and a text message I had nothing to do that was associated with work. I took advantage of the time to exercise on the Sweet Water Trail outside of Tripoli. As I moved …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-20-19

      Wisdom From My Neighbor Alan I was preparing to paddle away from my dock tonight when my neighbor Alan approached. His words were “Isn’t it a beautiful night tonight!” and it was a very pleasant evening. There was virtually no wind, little noise other than the sound of cicadas, crickets, and an occasional bird …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-19-19

      Frustrations and Thrills With My Little Motor on My Beater Boat Ask just about any outboard motor owner how they feel about their boat and motor and most of them will tell you when they work, life is great. When an outboard motor isn’t working, the frustrations are huge and a strong urge to …

  • Kip’s Comments 8-18-19

      The Continuing Saga of a Failing Fisherman Is it time for me to sell off all of my fishing tackle? I have many tackle boxes full of plastic worms, lures, and jigs. Hanging around are plenty of fishing rods and reels with depth finders and ice huts nearby. Yet, no matter how hard I …