Lowell Jaeger http://mtpr.org en "Good Intentions" http://mtpr.org/post/good-intentions <p>Wesley and I aspired to build a lake<br>in his backyard, with lily pads and fish<br>and frogs. We dug a hole, planted<br>an old hog trough, filled it with good<br>water from the garden hose. Pedaled<br>for the river, buckets clanging from our handlebars,<br>fish nets lashed to our bike frames and fenders.<br><br>Under the bridge, minnows schooled in the shallows--<br>shiners, and chubs, and bullhead fingerlings.<br>Easy to scoop with our nets and fill bucket loads<br>quickly. Frogs dived under but sooner or later surfaced<br>for air, and then we nabbed 'em. Lily pads Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:38:51 +0000 Lowell Jaeger 7014 at http://mtpr.org "Good Intentions"