Tag Archives: Southern Missouri

Fly Fishing on the Meramec

A scientist at my work likes to go fly fishing on the weekends. He’s been going since he was a little boy growing up in Pennsylvania. The other day, he asked me to come. I agreed because I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Taum Sauk Mountain and Arcadia Valley

The summer before my freshman year of high school, I went to sleep away camp in a tiny town next to Taum Sauk Mountain in southern Missouri’s Arcadia Valley. I didn’t appreciate nature as much then, so the highlight of my … Continue reading

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Hawn State Park and Ste. Geneviève

I like to spend at least one day hiking every weekend. I find that this does two things: It keeps me in shape, and it keeps me sane. No matter what kind of day I’m having, if I spend a … Continue reading

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