All right, you may not have asked for it, but you’re gonna get it anyway.
Western – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Documentary – The Lord of the Rings
Historical Semi-fiction – The Last of the Mohicans (Fenimore Cooper actually was a distant relative!)
General Good Stuff – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Western – Jerry Jeff, Waylon, Hoyt Axton
Fly-tying – Buffett
Folk – Kingston Trio, Ian and Sylvia, Peter Paul and Mary, Lightfoot
Attitude Adjusting – Grateful Dead, Flatt and Scruggs, Osborne Brothers, Chad Mitchell Trio
Happy Hour – Marshall Tucker Band, ZZ Top, Dire Straits
And the Beatles whenever I feel the need for some Ya, Ya, Ya!
Boudin – Billeaud’s in Broussard
Raw Oysters – Shuck’s in Abbeville. Before K. it was Tom’s in Empire unless I was shucking ’em myself!
Teal Fricasse (See “Cooking” recipe)
Mexican Food – Azteca’s in Lafayette
Oyster sandwich/po-boy – Mickey’s in Kaplan
Have Gun Will Travel
Weekend golf and some football
(Fox News on the computer)
Fishin’ and huntin’ attire
Good western boots, white trawl boots, and grubby slip-on tennis shoes
More hats than you can shake a stick at!
*Fly Fishing Tackle
Reels – Orvis Vortex (Discontinued)
Rods – Orvis T-3 (Discontinued)
(There should be some deep dark personality quirk in that, but I just can’t figure out what it is.)
Lines – Orvis “Bass” (For freshwater), “Redfish” and “Clear-tip” (For saltwater)
*Conventional Fishing Tackle
Reels – Shimano “Calcutta”
Rods – Not too particular, but shorter and a bit stiffer than most folks like.
Lines – Mostly Stren 8/30 braid
(Too many changes recently to have favorites. Will evaluate.)
*Punch “Bolos” cigars, Gentleman Jack sour mash, Yellowtail Shiraz, and trucks with V-6 engines and manual transmissions.