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Old 11-09-2012, 11:09 AM
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:43 PM
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There is one word that comes to mind:

ENVY

Ah well, give me a few years and I'll see what I can do.

There are rulings that have come down "from on high" at my house as well. Luckily I learned one lesson very well..."Yes ma'am" works. She granted me a reprieve and I was allowed to build a bench for tying AND reloading into the house. It just isn't allowed to be seen directly when anyone enters the room.

Those flies are beautiful. Never thought of displaying any.
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Thanks Pocono:

Actually, I have a large chest of drawers on the other wall - organized for dries, wets and then whole skins in the bottom drawer. Enjoying your salmon series of posts and have started on that journey. As John Geirach quoting John Updike wrote - "the transmutation of any passion into an opprtunity to buy!"
I did notice that your fly tying area is very close to the door..............there isn't a family message in there ................... is there?

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Old 11-09-2012, 06:08 PM
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Actually, this is a great improvement, first time in 20 years I have been allowed indoors..... So good to be on the right side of the door....
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Old 11-10-2012, 05:19 AM
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I'm with jpbfly they fit in Quite nicely.
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:31 AM
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Everything you pictures is fantastic. You have to be loving the natural light you get from that window next to the desk.
Did you make or purchase the frame for the flies? I have a few special flies that deserve being shown like you did for Lauries sweet ties.

What I want to see is close ups of what looks to be two cranefly flies in your avatar.
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:51 AM
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What I want to see is close ups of what looks to be two cranefly flies in your avatar.
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Thanks for that, lj1
I spent an evening knotting up some pt fibers and need to put them to good use. You have me headed in the right direction.
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:47 PM
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She who must be obeyed? LOL, no wonder I'm not married yet.
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:07 AM
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Not an original line - none of mine ever are.... The words are used by John Mortimer's immortal and heroic figure, Rumpole of the Bailey, in reference to his long-suffering wife. Always used with great affection.
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