Tag: Ike Billings

Pecos River Journal – Acceptance

Pecos River Journal Acceptance fllood photoWho knows…what the thunder and lightning will bring,
Maybe the storm will cover my dreams,
Maybe the sun will shine no more;
Who knows…which way the wind is blowing, and when we look back on these things,
we won’t cry no more.
-Zac Brown Band

Part 1 – Denial

It seems like such paltry returns for so much work. We went down to the lower Pecos

Pecos River Journal – Ike and the River Cane

Ike and the River Cane 2At 6’6,” Ike Billings is a giant of a man. He is a sixty-six-years old retired ranch hand, part time bass fisherman and as direct as he is tall. It didn’t take long to get to the point. How long, I asked, before it’d be safe to get back on the river in his boat? He paused for a bit and said a few days