A Favorite Fishing Hole

Posted by mcm0704 on March 11, 2020 |

Once again I welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. The guys from the Mule-Barn Truck Stop are out at their favorite fishing hole. It’s getting to be that time of the year again for casting a line out at the lake to see what you can catch. Many of the columns Slim shares here, […]

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Some Things Can’t Wait

Posted by mcm0704 on May 22, 2018 |

Slim Randles is my guest today while I am otherwise preoccupied. I love this story about Marvin and his new fishing rod. Sometimes you just gotta do what you gotta do. It’s really starting to warm up here in Texas, so maybe it’s time for some lemonade. Help yourself. It was just one of those […]

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Inspiration and Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on October 16, 2017 |

Bear with me, and you will see what inspiration and fishing have in common. Or maybe not. It’s going to be a bit subtle, so you might have to put your thinking caps on. First the Inspiration Which I especially like because now you can know that I don’t always listen to the horrible news […]

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Going Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on May 10, 2017 |

Please help me welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a story about fishing and studying fish. I sure am glad he explained what an ichthyologist is so I didn’t have to pause here to look it up. Even though it only takes a moment or two to find something on the Internet, I […]

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Fishing Isn’t Always About the Fish

Posted by mcm0704 on March 18, 2015 |

This from our favorite Wednesday’s Guest, Slim Randles, really resonated with me. I had a fishing buddy in Omaha who shared the same philosophy about fishing. Since we’re out at the creek with our rods, there’s no refreshments today. Just the clean, clear air and the cool, rushing water. And of course, our friends…. As […]

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Let’s Go Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on June 25, 2014 |

Humor writer Slim Randles is back as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. This piece reminds me of all the great times I had fishing over the years. I can almost taste the perch we caught on the lake in Michigan and cleaned and fried right there on the beach. Yum. Then there were all the wall-eyes in […]

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The Perfect Christmas Gift

Posted by mcm0704 on December 11, 2013 |

My friend, Slim Randles is back as today’s Wednesday’s Guest, sharing what some of his friends are dreaming about as the perfect holiday gift. Enjoy…. There is a secret selfish longing we all share this time of year. It is traditional to give gifts at Christmas, of course, but there’s always the chance that those […]

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Gone Fishing

Posted by mcm0704 on September 25, 2013 |

This is from a blog I did a number of years ago when I wanted to share some of my experiences as a hospital chaplain. The blog is called The Many Faces of Grief, and I have been reading some of those older posts as I walk this path of grief. One thing I have […]

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Wednesday’s Guest – Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on February 1, 2012 |

I can always count on my friend, Slim Randles, to share something fun with us. Got to love these guys down at the Mule Barn coffee shop. Meanwhile, I’m over at the Blood Red Pencil with a little fun of my own. Enjoy…. If you didn’t know what time of the year it was, or […]

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