It's Lunch Time my Friend 8.24.11

Why, look at that, it is almost lunch time.

The summer doldrums seem to be coming to an end. In the past week all the writers have come back to life and have been typing away like crazy. Others have been out taking picture of damn near everything.

This is a tough one.

We'll start with Dale Bowman from the Sun Times wondering about how an outdoor writer winds up with only 1 out of 4 kids taking to the outdoors naturally.

6-year-old is a Natural

Bob Maciulis, publisher of Outdoor Notebook, also writes for Aurora's Beacon News. He recently did a nice write up on our local waterways.

Rivers are the Lifeblood of Illinois

Bob Long, Jr.'s photos and words continue to be intriguing.

bossbob50's photostream

This is where all writing and photographing hell broke loose. I think the best I can do is make it a little easier on you. You won't have to go over to my sidebar and start clicking on things. Just go down this list.

The links will take you to the sites, then just start reading, looking and scrolling down. Some real gems here. Reading, looking, fishing, hunting and wandering around are all pretty well covered.

There's a good chance you won't get through them all today, so hang onto this for the next couple of days. Will give you something to do on those lunch breaks.

The River Zen

Unaccomplished Angler

Eat More Brook Trout

Mike's Gone Fishin'... Again

Mysteries Internal

River Mud

The View from Fish in a Barrel Pond

Walkin' With the Wild Woman

Mouthful of Feathers

A Rural Journal

I know, I know, I dumped a lot on you this week.

Don't blame me, I'm not the one doing all the writing and photo's. Okay, maybe some of it.

Doesn't mean you have to go read them all in one hour. You know you can't go surfing all afternoon, the IT guys do monitor your keystrokes you know. So just save it for the next few days, take your time and savor what's here.

Will be worth it in the long run.

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