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THREADED JOURNEYS

BY TOM JOHNSON

Threaded Journeys is a compilation of fly fishing and bow hunting stories 'interwoven'
with discussions on various issues regarding conservation, preservation, and healthy
living. The author, Tom Johnson, delves into topics about our blue-green planet and its
resources that we must preserve.

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LIFE ON THE FLY

BY TOM JOHNSON

Being able to commune with the natural world is a wonderful gift that can help put your
life in perspective in this fast-paced world of business, commerce, and family obligations.
This is how author Tom Johnson’s passion for fly-fishing made a difference in his life.
Follow his journey from one adventure to another in Life on the Fly!

Sportsmen and women who fish, hunt, and pursue other interests in the wilds of the outdoors experience true freedoms, contentments, and gratitudes not found in the lives of most people.

The sense of peace and tranquility we aspire to cannot be acquired unless respite is taken in the solitude and remoteness of nature’s overflowing bounties — the heights of mountains, the lows of rivers, the vastness of oceans. There is always the need to rejuvenate our batteries from time to time. The magnificent blue and green planet we call home provides ample choices for exploration and adventure. This requires time away from the typical and customary workings and duties of the day.

Come with me to share some unfolding life dramas afield and to review ways and measures that can make this world a better and healthier one for future generations to enjoy.

About The Author

Tom-FishingTom graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1969. Throughout his youth, college years and beyond, he has been active in many sports including hockey, tennis, skiing, hunting and fly fishing. After marrying Pam Anderson, he moved to Sutton, MA, where he became active for many years with Sutton’s Historical Commission and Conservation Commission. He and Pam raised 3 daughters, Katie, Karin and Bethany who became active with club, high school and college soccer. Tom Johnson’s professional life covering a span of over 40 years, centered on the marketing growth of his family business, POBCO, Inc., a manufacturer of plastic and wood bearings, rollers and related friction-reducing components found on conveying, food and packaging equipment, agricultural equipment etc. Tom wrote numerous articles related to product applications for POBCO products. Tom is a member of Trout Unlimited and the Atlantic Salmon Federation, as well as numerous conservation organizations in Maine.

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