Jeff Ell

JEFF ELL: You’re Only Allowed One Truly Great Dog

There is an immutable law of the universe that not many people care to talk about. An incontrovertible principle that we all quietly accept, but rarely choose to acknowledge. Dog...

JEFF ELL: Snow In May

"Snow in May-Poor man's pay . . ." That’s what an old farmer told me. But...

JEFF ELL: The Four Seasons: Fishing, Girls, Cars, Fishing

“When I was a kid I was into fishing, then I got into cars, then...

JEFF ELL: The Makeup-Free Forest

Like "Maggie's face in the morning sun," the leafless world of early spring is when...

JEFF ELL: Relocated Wildlife

It’s illegal to relocate wildlife in Virginia. So if you have a nuisance raccoon or...

82 Percent of Lightning Strikes Are Males (Imagine that.)

According to the National Weather Service, fishing is dangerous. A recent study examined the 238 lightning deaths in America over the past seven years...