Author Archives: Krist

About Krist

Companion of Wally who is featured at MrWally.com. More at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristjake/

Two Book Recommendations

I’ve read and can recommend two recently published non-fiction books. As a child growing up in the Cleveland, Ohio area, a favorite expedition was with my Dad and Uncle Frank to Lake Erie’s waterfront.  We’d fish for whatever might be … Continue reading

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Spin, fib, bullshit, or lie?

Author’s note:  This post was written several months ago but not posted immediately because I wanted to “sleep on it.”  Now, given the rather rude firing of FBI director Comey a couple days ago and the related spin, I decided this country’s … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Banff Mountain Film Festival 2016 World Tour

While in San Francisco last week I attended the second evening’s program of the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s World Tour.  The tour features a diverse selection of 18 films screened at the November, 2016, festival in Banff. San Francisco’s interest in … Continue reading

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Selections from San Francisco Int’l Ocean Film Festival #13

Earlier this month I attended the 13th annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival.  I’ve been to almost every program of every festival and am pleased to say the festival production and this year’s overall film quality were the best yet.  It … Continue reading

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Zeke Grader (1947-2015), Fishermen’s Friend

In early September we lost William “Zeke” Grader, Jr., a tireless and impactful advocate of free flowing rivers, wild salmon, and family fishermen.  With a passion for a healthy environment, especially for the fish, Zeke was an energetic, articulate, and expert … Continue reading

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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 2015 shorts, part 2

This is Part 2 of a recap of the shorts shown at MountainFilm in Mill Valley in mid September.   Shorts varied in length from under 2 minutes to 29 minutes and featured people and their endeavors on mountains, in … Continue reading

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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 2015 shorts, part 1

Each MountainFilm in Mill Valley program had a feature film along with at least two short films; over the 9 film programs, more than 30 shorts were shown.  Shorts varied in length from under 2 minutes to 29 minutes and featured … Continue reading

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