Posts Tagged ‘People’

When I first started collecting fishing gear, I had one rod, and one tackle box. The rod was used in salt or fresh water. I used it to catch 4-inch bluegills in a local pond, and I hauled in 20-inch striped bass out of saltwater. My tacklebox had one rack for freshwater (hooks, and bobbers…that’s it), and one for saltwater (hooks and sinkers).

Those days are astern. Now I have a specific rod for each… READ THE REST

Growing up around DC, I remember seeing people wear t-shirts that had, “TOURIST” on them
with a big circle and a slash through the word. I recall a feeling of kinship with the people that
wore the t-shirts. My impression of tourists was dim; they ambled aimlessly from monument to
monument like cattle on a hot day, snarling traffic and generally being a nuisance. I swore that
I’d never be, “that… READ THE REST