About Shane Newbold

Father to four and best friend to Becky Jane for 26 years, Shane Newbold lives life to the fullest birdwatching, fishing, boating and enjoying his family.

The Towel

Unappreciated and unobtrusive, towels, large and small rectangles of soft cotton, play humble, significant roles in our existence.  If it’s … Read More >>


This article originally appeared in the January 2015 Bridal Issue of Validity.  Appropriate or not, I feel compelled to address the … Read More >>

Royal Flush

By Shane Newbold Flying pheasants, bird dogs pointing, retrievers fetching and girls gunning.  Or more appropriately, wing shooting ladies, sporting … Read More >>


By Shane Newbold Winged terror and youthful enthusiasm foster an inconceivable comradery.  But “relationship” is the fundamental crux of the … Read More >>