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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    ,Yosemite region

    Smile About Us --> Profession past present and other nosy stuff

    Just thought I would throw this out here , as I have been curious:

    As for me:

    Age: 57

    Trades:-Prime Electrical contractor maintenance & speciality

    Part owner - Yosemite Conversation Camp " Happy Hearts"

    Hobbies - wood work, fly fishing, casting , conversation - local stream ecology
    passing it on to anybody that will listen..

    Gripes: None

    Homestead: Married with one boy

    Hair color: Silver, was not always that way lol

    What about you ??

    Be safe

    Last edited by Steve Molcsan; 02-06-2011 at 12:27 AM. Reason: Hair cut and hair color change, I do want to look good for you all!...lol
    Steve Molcsan"The two most important days of your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why? -Unknown

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Powell River British Columbia
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    Age 48 have been retired since age 44

    Trades, CDN Soldier 24yrs,( E911 Dispatch 8yrs and EMR 8yrs, part time)
    Vice-president of Project Healing Waters Canada Project Healing Waters Canada

    Hobbies Fly fishing , Fly casting, Fly tying, hiking, Camping, my GSD and GR dogs..

    Gripes none, minor bother - not enough fly fishing or tying

    Homestead - Me and she who must be obeyed and the dogs, kids grown and gone..

    Hair colour - long with a bit of gray.
    As in the Army, I have never had a bad day Fly fishing, some damn uncomfortable days but never a bad one!
    Everyone must believe in something and I believe in Fly Fishing and Fly Tying and believe I will
    Member of Project Healing Waters & Fly Fishing Canada, Project Healing Waters Canada

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Liberty Lake, Washington


    AGE: 63
    TRADES: Assistance Manager of a human blood plasma collection facility.
    Currently a warehouseman on call.
    Jack of all Trades.

    HOBBIES: Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Rod Building, Camping.

    GRIPES: People who blow their nose in public during a meal.

    HOMESTEAD: Married with one wife, two daughters, five grand kids, three great grand kids. All with red hair.

    HAIR COLOR: Balding with some gray and mousy brown.
    Where you go is less important than how you take the steps.
    Fish with a Friend,
    Lotech Joe

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Dunkirk, New York


    As for me:

    Age: 60
    Trades: former Golf Teaching Pro, Bowling Coach, 31 yrs. at a natural gas utility, now retired. Now, flytying instructor, Safety Patrol at a ski resort, Celebrate Recovery Leader, but very busy.
    Hobbies - fly fishing, fly tying, rod building, golf, downhill skiing, road bicycling
    Gripes: dangerous drivers, slow play at the golf course
    Homestead: Very happily married, living in sw New York State
    Hair color: Silver, was not always that way lol

    How about you ??
    Last edited by PRM; 02-05-2011 at 06:23 PM. Reason: added rodbuilding
    Whether you think you can, or think you cannot, you're probably right.
    --Author unknown

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Lancaster, PA


    Age: 51

    Trades: Account Manager, Printing. In the past I've been a supervisor, insurance agent. ink technician, machine operator, sheet metal fabricator, checked cards in a bar, driver, dishwasher, campground worker, busboy.

    Hobbies - fly fishing, fly tying, archery, paddling.

    Gripes: More than I should. I can't ever remember hearing my Grandfather complain about anything...not even the cancer that took him. He is my role model, however bad I am at following him.

    Homestead: Happily married and proud of two grown sons.

    Hair color: Mostly grey for whats left. All the brown hair is long down the drain.
    A right emblem it may be, of the uncertain things of this world; that when men have sold them selves for them, they vanish into smoke. ~ William Bradford
    I finally realized that Life is a metaphor for Fly Fishing.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2000
    Carmel, ME USA


    Age: 64 0r 65 born Oct 46, you do the math.

    Trades: US Army Paratrooper, Ranger, Drill Sergeant, retired as a 1st Sergeant in 1988. Since then.....nothing.

    Hobbies: Fly fishing, fly tying, demo tying at FF shows, wood working.

    Gripes: None, doesn't do any good anyway.

    Homestead: Me and lovely wife Vickie (VEE), one crazy 2 1/2 year old English Springer Spaniel (Ghillie), and one 20 year old cat (Buttwipe...it's a long story), and a grown up, married daughter (Melissa) who lives in Maine.

    Hair Color: Brown and grey (VEE says about 50-50) very long, to small of back.
    Happiness is wading boots that never have a chance to dry out.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Prescott AZ
    Blog Entries


    AGE 48

    Trades parole officer, corrections officer, corrections caseworker, college security officer, HVAC air Balancer. currently unemployed

    Hobbies Fixing houses, reading, fly fishing/tying

    Gripes Tailgaters

    Homestead Me Wife 2 daughters one son no pets at this time

    Hair Brown going to grey
    "Complexity is easy; Simplicity is difficult."
    Georgy Shragin
    Designer of ppsh41 sub machine gun

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 1999
    Sedro Woolley, Washington, USA


    Age: 58, I think.

    Trades: Currently systems administrator for a regional horticulture company and have been doing this type of work for about 20 years. I have been a carpenter/construction worker, commercial fisherman and jack of all trades.

    Hobbies: Fly fishing, photography, grand kids.

    Gripes: A few.

    Homestead: Married with 3 grown kids, 2 grand kids (a good reason to have grown kids). One 190 pound Newfoundland and one 50 pound Border Collie.

    Hair Color: Blonde with a touch of grey.
    "The reason you have a good vision is you're standing on the shoulders of giants." ~ Andy Batcho

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    As for me:

    Age: 42

    Trades: Presently, a substation technician for an electric utility service company. I test, maintain, and repair substation equipment. Before that, car alarm and stereo installer, grocery store clerk, and my first jobs were working at Boy Scout camps.

    Hobbies: Fly fishing, of course.

    Gripes: You don't want to hear about those....but inconsiderate drivers are near the top of the list.

    Homestead: Single....living near St. Louis, Missouri.

    Hair color: Light brown....not as thick and bushy as it once was.
    Last edited by bgreer; 02-15-2011 at 12:11 PM.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    ,Yosemite region


    bump, just because I am a year older...
    Last edited by Steve Molcsan; 04-08-2012 at 07:02 PM.

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