Another Great Day on the Lake

Last Monday was the best day on the lake for me this year even though I didn’t catch either of the two 12 pounders that were caught that day.   Again, today was even better than Monday for me,  and again the “big one” alluded me and chose Dan’s fly instead of mine or Ed’s.…

Megan Graduates from Leland

The last of the Mia\Mark generation of family graduated  from Leland High School today. In a beautiful ceremony at the Rose Garden , Megan, our niece,  graduated with her friends from Leland and is heading for Monterey State University next Fall.   We are so proud of our Megan.  Good luck in college and know…

Thank you Nick – Memorial Day 2017

Today, Gina and I attended a Memorial Day service at Los Gatos Memorial Park where my father in law is buried. The event is an annual one that features a band concert, and speeches remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. A picnic lunch was served and Gina and I…

The Dave Koz Jazz Cruise

Over the last 35 years, Gina and I have taken many cruises but last weeks ten day cruise to Venice, Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Kotor, Montenegro; Santorini, Greece; San Marino, Italy, was the best ever. Neither Gina or I had been to these ports on Mediterranean Cruises in the past with the exception of Santorini. And,…

In Memory of Jim Cramer

“You fish — then you die — or you don’t fish and die anyway — your choice” Unknown     “To him, all good things – trout as well as eternal salvation – came by grace; and grace comes by art; and art does not come easy”  -Norman Maclean I met Jim 14 years ago…

April Fools Day on the Lake

I had such high hopes for todays fishing with some great reports on the lake in the last few days. Vaughn had a stellar day a few days ago landing over 20 fish with some big ones-three on the reel. Steve H was anxious to catch any fish in the big lake so we decided…

Game of Thrones Concert

Gina bought a pair of concert tickets for me for Christmas knowing that I was a big fan of The Game of Thrones. Yesterday evening after a long day at work, I was reminded that the concert was tonight and I really didn’t look forward to the long security lines and hellish parking that goes…