Tom’s Blog: Life

Passing the tradition on to the next generation

Passing the tradition on to the next generation

Four generations of outdoor enthusiasts ... Read More
9/11

9/11

September 11, 2020 - I made plans to go fishing a few days ago. I realized it was a Friday but not this Friday. When I came back from walking Otto Sue was in front of the TV with wet eyes. The screen captured the 9/11 Memorial Park in Manhattan, ... Read More
Fishing Log 2020 - Update

Fishing Log 2020 – Update

A new approach to my website and posts ... Read More
To the Greatest Generation...

To the Greatest Generation…

Thanks. Happy Veterans Day Dad. ... Read More
The 2 happiest days?

The 2 happiest days?

Boat for Sale ... Read More
9/11 plus 3 days

9/11 plus 3 days

September 14, 2001 Last night I went out on the boat. I headed west-northwest. After twenty minutes or so the skyline came into view. First the Bronx, then the Empire State Building, then the plume of smoke. The wind was from the south and the gray mist which spouted from ... Read More
The Gift of Friendship

The Gift of Friendship

John, a friend of mine, saw this prayer and said he just had to get it for me. He drove around with it in his truck for a while until our paths crossed today. Last week another friend, Mike, who had been in Manchester earlier this summer gave me this ... Read More
Silver Trout

Silver Trout

November 2, 2017 Congratulations to my friend and fishing partner Joe Odierna (on the left) who has been awarded Long Island Trout Unlimited's Silver Trout. The recognition is for outstanding service to the cause of protecting, preserving and restoring our cold water fisheries. He has been especially generous in his ... Read More
Father's Day

Father’s Day

Father's Day, the day I thank the man who took me fishing. On November 22, 1969 Dad turned 49. Two days later he was dead. I was 22 and my first son turned 1 that day. It is something that you don’t recover from, rather you incorporate it into your ... Read More
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