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A Good Paddling

We were at our dear friends, Craig and Beanie’s cabin last summer. Spectacular weekend. Our friends had invited another couple that lived on the lake to join us for dinner. When they left about 11 p.m. my wife said, “It’s a beautiful night, let’s go out in the pontoon.” We all agreed that was a terrific idea. We grabbed a cooler loaded with  adult beverages and headed out on the lake. Now this lake is is about 7 miles long. We motored out to a middle-of-the-lake location, cut the motor, fired up four cocktails (then four more, and then who knows how many more) and turned on the music. Dark side of the moon to be exact by Pink Floyd....

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Dad's Christmas Bumper sticker

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019, 9:57 AM, Rachel wrote: Hi there!Looking for a bumper sticker for my Dad! For Christmas! He had one on his fishing truck, but unfortunately his window was broken and he wants to replace it, but there isn’t any available on your site.When will they be available, and could I order it for a Christmas gift.Please let me know. Thank you so much! Rachel   Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 4:56 PM, Doug wrote: Hi Rachel - send me your address and I will put one in the mail for you to give him. You can e-mail me at doug@fawkinnae.com Doug   Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 5:05 PM, Rachel wrote: Oh! So great to hear! Thanks for the...

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Woman of the Lake - Fishing Opener

Years ago I applied for a job at a large ad agency in Minneapolis. I didn’t have any experience but I had a small portfolio and I managed, somehow to arrange for an interview. The interview went way better than I could have imagined and the woman who interviewed me loved everything I showed her. I started thinking, “Fawkinnae I should show her my Fawkinnae Sportsman’s Club art.” She looked at it and immediately a big grin crossed her face followed by a burst of laughter. She thought for a minute and then asked if I would mind if she made a copy of it because she wanted to show her husband. I said sure. Fast forward several year... my...

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