A beach report, the meaning of the word "tailor" and something that puts my life into perspective...

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by formerguide, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Richard Olmstead

    Richard Olmstead BigDog

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    Dan -
    Thanks for such a touching story.

    I'm sorry to hear that your boots lost their 'souls' (Old Man got it right this time), but I'm guessing they are replaceable.

    I have a 7-yr old grandson; your story made an impression. Kids aren't replaceable. I wish the best for your son and your family.

    Dick
     
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  2. Mingo

    Mingo the Menehune stole my beer

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    Best of luck to your son and to you and your family.
     
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  3. orangeradish

    orangeradish Eyes to the sky...

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    That's what I was gonna say as well.

    Glad to hear that he's a fighter, flashing the thumbs up, and whatnot. Good talking with you today. See you on the water soon.

    Jason
     
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  4. jimmydub

    jimmydub Active Member

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    Dan, once again, you have outdone yourself. Incredible report, and your son's strength (as well as yours) is an inspiration. Way to go with the flow man, you are being rewarded handsomely for your efforts.

    I have also found that fly fishing is an invaluable source of strength during life's most trying times. Keep on keeping on, and I can't wait for your next report!
     
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  5. Bradley Miller

    Bradley Miller Dances with fish

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    Hows the little guy today?
     
  6. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Dude, how did this forum end up so lucky as to pick up such an incredible new member? Every once in awhile it is good to have a new hero on the forum and right now that would be you. Although you can tell your son it is him if you want to.

    My wife works in the ICUs and on the floor. I'll show her his picture and see if she recognizes him.
     
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  7. Matthew Kaphan

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    Nice report, and the best for your son.

    Grab a pair of lug sole wading boots for the beach. I love my Korkers for river fishing but they suck balls for the beach.

    M
     
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  8. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

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    I like your style, and obviously your son is a chip off of the ol' block. Keep on keeping on.
     
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  9. Paul_

    Paul_ Active Member

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    Thanks for the great report and putting things into perspective. I have two kids and can't even begin to imagine what your going through.

    If you guys ever get down to SW Washington, I have open seats for you two in my boat.
     
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