Wesley Hodges


Made in Maine

Well, the land of Bean Boots and burly beards has closed down for the winter season.  Just like that another windstorm caught this gypsy kite and blew it in a southbound direction. Per usual, the wind will abruptly stop and Cooper and I will come crashing into, yet again, another strange location. Stay tuned for…
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The Fork In The Road

I believe that we all come to a point in our lives where we must make a choice. I’m not speaking about what tie to wear with your already hideous suit. I’m speaking about the kind of choices where people will question your f’n sanity. Choices where you throw every card on the table and…
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Modern Day Nomads

It feels like I am loosing hours each day.  Time is flying by and I can’t seem to keep up. I have not been fishing as much as I would prefer but my time is coming soon. Weather continues to be an issue. We had three straight weeks of mind blowing wind, two weeks of…
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El Tiempo De Aburrimiento

Once duck season closes, a sigh of relief sets in for about two weeks. I catch up on laundry, get ahead on bills, and consistently sleep more than 4 hours. I unleash the reigns on Cooper and let him do whatever the hell he wants…he has earned it. The days of eating peanut-butter crackers and…
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Fire And Internet

From an early age I have been fascinated by fire and its many purposes. No, I am not a pyromaniac. I am not a arsonist and I do not lust over flame or its effects. Rather, I respect and appreciate the connection between fire and the lifestyle I choose.  During my childhood, I would wander off…
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Part Time Swamp Preacher

Me: What do you do for a living, Dustin? Dustin: Im a part time, swamp preacher…… My facial expression: WTF is that. At the time, Dustin’s response made little sense to me. I knew he was joking, but something about it was true. He is the funniest human being I have ever met. He has…
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