Clint Bowman

Clint Bowman

Born and raised in south Georgia. Worked for a short time as a swamp guide. Former soldier (Army), former school teacher and coach (US, Nigeria).Seriously enjoyed coaching offensive line in middle school football and being a defensive coach in middle school soccer. Married with 3 children and 7 grand children. Have lived in Ghana, Nigeria, US, Kenya. Published in Waycross Magazine(Spring 2013, issue 21 and Fall/Winter 2013, issue 22). Also has 5 eBooks online at Amazon.com
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  • Summer Project for Dads and Sons: How to Carve a Fishing Lure
    This is a simple step by step guide for a father/son project. Making your own fishing lure and then fishing with it is great fun! best of all, they can work very well! The tools and experience required are minimal and the cost is very affordable.
  • Georgia State Panther Football Pride
    All incoming freshman are nervous. And coming into a big school like Georgia State University can be very nerve wracking! But how uncool would it be to be shown on national television at the first football game of the new season without your team colors?
  • Fantasy Football is Coming!
    It’s here! Well, almost, sort of. Football!! Fantasy football to be exact. Since I began playing fantasy football two years ago on Yahoo! I have become a little bit addicted to the experience.
  • Be Proactive in Training New Leaders
    In more than thirty years of ministry, I have seen serious issues arise when potential leaders and newly appointed leaders were not trained in a timely manner. Failure to train new leaders is a failure in leadership. It doesn't have to happen!
  • Traveling Through the Deep South? Check Out This Beautiful Bit of Nature
    Located eight miles south of Waycross, Georgia, on U.S highway 1 is a junction where adventurous travelers, bird watchers, and nature enthusiasts can enter the still wild Okefenokee Swamp.
  • Christian Volunteer Teams and Spiritual Giftedness
    A short article based on many years experience in training church mission teams. The issue of spiritual gifting has been ignored for too long by churches involved in this type of work. Careful consideration of this issue can multiply your effectiveness.
  • First Person: My First Trip to New York City
    Born and raised in the Deep South, I had never seen New York City...until last week! Such a mix of cultures and languages! Such history! Such interesting people!
  • Laura S. Walker State Park: Hear the Call of Nature!
    This state park was the first in Georgia to be named for a woman. Visitors may see deer, alligators, bear, and smaller animals. Many bird watchers enjoy stopping here in the winter and spring for great bird watching.
  • Bear Creek State Park: A Nice Little Getaway Spot
    In this little state park, one can hike any of several trails and at any turn may come into camera range of such wildlife as black bears, deer, the occasional panther, or any of an assortment of other animals.
  • Take a Break at Chickasaw National Recreation Area (When the Gov. Shutdown Ends)
    Two travel and road weary southerners from South Georgia made a very pleasing find along highway 177 as they made their way south through Oklahoma. That find was the Chickasaw National Recreation Area near Sulphur Springs, Oklahoma.
  • A Local Farmer’s Market: An Enjoyable Experience
    Taking advantage of such community based markets is like stepping back in time and reconnecting with an almost lost past of neighbors being connected and sharing life’s news in their local markets.
  • A Nature Lover’s Paradise
    Purtis Creek State Park is a wonderful place to hang out with nature, to bird watch, and to try your hand at catching a monster sized bass.
  • Sugar Cane and Alligators: The Old Ways Live Again
    Usually one thinks of alligators and snakes attacking the unwary when topics such as swamps are talked about. Yet, there was a time when many sought to live among the creatures of the Okefenokee Swamp. Chesser Island homestead is one evidence of this.
  • Camping and Canoeing Within the Okefenokee Swamp
    Camping within the alligator infested environs of the great Okefenokee Swamp is not the suicidal effort it may first sound like. The great swamp is a wonderful place to view wildlife of many kinds, fish, and camp.
  • Boys and Dancing Snakes
    Two brothers, overcoming their usual brotherly differences, are united in fear when they believe they are threatened by two large snakes while camping out. Their terrifying ordeal turns out to be more imagined than real.
  • July 4th Fireworks: A Family Tradition
    Our family has developed a tradition of trying to arrange our travel schedules so that most of our family can get together at our family home in Georgia for the 4th of July. Having lived in countries where freedoms are limited, we celebrate ours.
  • Holidays 2012: Stocking Stuffers
    A list of ten helpful and fun accessories for that pre-game grilling experience.
  • First Person: In Waycross, Ga., Apparent Low Turnout Not the Real Story
    Voting in one southeast Georgia city reported as "steady and constant" even though many had voted during the early voting runup to today's election.
  • Photos: Voters Head to the Polls Early in Southeast Georgia
    Waking up to the sound of rain, southeast Georgia voters got out early to vote in the first few minutes of the presidential polls.
  • Yankari Wildlife Refuge, Nigeria
    Yankari is located in Bauchi state, Nigeria, and is a haven of refuge for the few remaining elephants, lions, and other exotic wildlife which were once common in the part of Africa. It is well worth the effort for those who like "out of the way" places.
  • How I Learned Poetry
    Life's experiences are a fertile field for the creative mind. Even for those who grow up not realizing they can be creative.
  • Future Glory
    A short poem about poor African children dreaming of soccer glory.
  • A Fall Football Memory
    A short poem about football practice which anyone who has ever played the sport can identify with.

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