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About mikechell

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  • Birthday 07/29/1959

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    Deltona, Florida

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  1. I'm waiting for the finished photo. I'm a little lost with the directions. Probably because I don't tie this type of fly very often. Looking forward to the photo!
  2. It's Alaska. He won't be released from the hospital until the Shaman says his evil spirits have gone (which might take some doing!). I'm sure he'll be back on soon.
  3. The very definition of Cutie Patootie !!!!
  4. How much is airbrush or paint brush? From the photos, it is hard to tell. It's another fantastic paint job, though !!!
  5. 😲 That one is truly developing into a beautiful tree!
  6. Welcome to the site Josh. I'm one of those who would keep up with an inventory, so I never started one. This app just sounds like another inventory method I wouldn't maintain. But this "community involvement" has me wondering ... why would I want someone else knowing what I have on hand? Isn't that a bit like writing on FaceBook, "Hey, I keep all my cash in the bottom of my sock drawer."?
  7. Looks like your local stream is a good reason NOT to take the trip! Kidding, of course, as I know this is an annual pilgrimage for you. In my attempts at destination fishing trips, I always see places closer and never make it to the end destination. That little creek is exactly the kind of place that would convince me there's no need to travel any farther away !!!
  8. Just FYI ... two ways to do this on a computer. 1) Click "edit" at the bottom of the post and delete the attachments before "saving" the post. 2) Click on your name at the top of the page. Open the "My attachments" tab and delete any photos you no longer want on the site. This will remove them from your attachments file and from any posts they are on. I don't know if this works the same on a smart-phone, as I don't use my stupid-phone for internet stuff.
  9. When I would go to other States for work, I'd always try to fish such little waters. Never caught, nor even saw trout. However, as long as I was catching anything ... I considered it a good body of water. Good luck finding the fish you're seeking, but enjoy the fish you're catching. I think there's a song about that !!!
  10. 😃 IF there was a planet to go to, with no people 'cept Wife and I ... we'd probably go. Well, robots tending a Walmart would be a good addition ... and A/C for Wife. Gotta have A/C for the Wife. Wife and I, our favorite saying is, "We hate people". One of us says it first, the other responds, "Yes, we do." That said, I've met a few of the people on this site, who I now consider friends ... Steve, Rich and Bo foremost among them. They've all graduated from People to Friends, and I am proud to call them such. 1) There are family and friends ... Wife and I can like/love these people, even overlooking any faults they might display. Family/Friends cannot become people without doing something truly heinous. 2) There are acquaintances ... people who might rate "friend" status but we haven't met yet. We can like, or not, these acquaintances until the time we eventually meet. Although they are not people, yet, they can become people without as bad an infraction as category 1. 3) Then there are people ... Wife and I hate them all. If that constitutes a negativity to you, I'm sorry you feel that way. As far as Wife and me ... we're happier than anyone else I know.
  11. Ummm ... nice picture of your weapons corner. Since this is a thread about your weight loss, you should've taken a picture of yourself. Instead of one of your fishing rods in the middle of that picture, it could be you standi .... WAIT !!!! That IS you !!!! Congrats on getting/keeping in shape Steve.
  12. It's been a couple of years now since my heart surgery. Take advantage of the nurse's attention while you're in the hospital. At our age, it's unlikely we'll ever see that kind of female interest in our well being again! My sincerest well wishes for an uncomplicated surgery and a speedy recovery. I also truly hope you don't have any lingering effects from the stroke.
  13. Can you guys not SEE ?!?!?! That's the famous Iron Rod Excalibastard. It's related to the English Sword Excaliber. The person who can pull it from the rock is the King of Manhattan!
  14. Let me know when you drive through Orlando/Deltona. I'll wave from work or from home!
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