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Happiness is a Skipped Stone



Speaker
Dave Thomas

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Biography
I moved to Bend in January of 2009 from the East coast to pursue an outdoor lifestyle. Trading the fast paced, low profile topography of the East for the adventurous yet recreational lifestyle of the West was a welcome change but one activity has survived the move; skipping stones.

Description
Anything worth doing is worth doing right, even a task as simple as throwing a stone across the water. The process of selecting a stone, the slight variations in which to throw each stone across each body of water and the varying degrees of success make this activity similar to golf. The contemplative aspect and being close to nature give skipping stones almost a Zen-like quality. Having absorbed the passion for this activity through my dad it is also an allegory for life, almost a coming of age tale. I want to share both the silly and the serious sides of this light-hearted hobby of mine.

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Ignite Bend ​15
​2018 TBA
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
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