One Fisherman who shouldn’t be

Got a little angry with this guy after he caught what looked like a medium sized Rainbow Trout. I could tell he was having problems, not only handling the slippery fella, but removing the hook. I always thought that “catch and release” meant using barbless hooks. But evidently this guy skipped that class. I couldContinue reading “One Fisherman who shouldn’t be”

The River Festival is back, almost…

The annual River Festival was in full swing this weekend, after a year off due to the pandemic. The festival usually features kayaking competitions, but once again, the river’s flow is too low due to the drought. But the music, food, and beer was flowing non-stop. The festival, which is normally free to attend, was,Continue reading “The River Festival is back, almost…”

Murals big and small

A crew of painters were busy creating a giant mural on the downtown ReTRAC plaza. The 18,000 sq ft gray slab, covering the railroad track trench below, will be covered by a mural envisioned by artist Brad Carney, a Philadelphia based muralist. In the mean time, a few blocks south, a smaller mural was beingContinue reading “Murals big and small”

A Sidewalk Heckler

Normally, when I hear a mentally disturbed person having a meltdown ahead on my daily walks, or even seeing a group of men ahead walking in my direction, I will cross the street to ensure my safety. In the case of this individual, who was loudly making his displeasure known with the world at large,Continue reading “A Sidewalk Heckler”

Street Vibrations

The annual Street Vibrations Spring Rally, was in full swing today. There were only a few motorcycles lining the streets along the Sands Casino property on this hot Summer day. But there were the usual vendors, musical entertainment, food and booze to keep visitors entertained. This is a three day event that takes place inContinue reading “Street Vibrations”

The Reno City Council…

…held their first in-person council meeting in over a year. An event I expected to be more of a celebration. Instead, it was somewhat subdued. No cake, noise makers or funny hats. I guess I had high expectations. There were maybe 15 people in the gallery at the beginning for Public Comment. Most of themContinue reading “The Reno City Council…”