Chess, Anyone?

Stratego. Risk. Chess. Poker. Billiards. Darts.

Those are games which require a good amount of finesse, strategy, and skill.

A bit of luck helps in some games, as does recognizing an opportunity and grabbing it when it presents itself.

People used to provide genuine challenges.

Few know how to set up an old-fashioned board anymore. I doubt they really know how to play the game.

The Master Baiters

Fishing is a fun and useful hobby.

You can feed yourself and your family if you are good at it.

Successful fishing requires knowing which waters support the fish you’re after.

Proper bait is also required. If you use old, rotten bait you will catch nothing but bottom-feeders.

Some people like catfish, I’d wager.

I’m not one.

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Muhammad Ali – THE Greatest Of All Time (Re-blogged)

Here’s a re-blog of a tribute to Muhammad Ali. Today would have been his 76th birthday.

Eyrie Of An Aries

Muhammad Ali: 17 January 1942 – 3 June 2016

Ah, me…a titan has passed on. Muhammad Ali, born as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., but forever known as “The Greatest of All Time,” succumbed to a respiratory illness which was exacerbated by the complications of Parkinson’s disease and CTE. He was 74 years of age. From the BBC:

“Boxing legend Muhammad Ali – one of the world’s greatest sporting figures – has died at the age of 74.

The former world heavyweight champion died late on Friday at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, having been admitted on Thursday.

He had been suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease.

Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, said his family…George Foreman, who lost his world title to Ali in the famous “Rumble in the Jungle” fight in…

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