Author Archives: dadzooka

The battle at Self checkout.

The other day, I accidentally made direct eye contact with the guy in front of me at self checkout in the grocery store. I was just kind of zoning out while my kids ran a chaotic 30 foot perimeter of destruction around me. As it turns out my zoning out face was perfectly pointed at this random guy in front

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Pissin in the wind.

Life is that moment of peace on a Monday morning before the kids are up. It’s the burbling coffee pot, audibly intimate and aromatically arousing. Life is also that moment directly after the kids have risen from their slumber only to sabotage your tranquility with cantankerous gripes and spilled orange juice. It’s Cap’n Crunch crunch berries crunched under bare feet

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The wind on the river

At the bottom of the Bighorn Basin, just North of the Windriver Canyon and near the wedding of the waters lies the town of Thermoplis, Wyoming. It’s one of the many hidden gems in a state where the beauty is rugged and must be earned. Here lives a dad who is a fly fishing guide by day, chef by night

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