. . . for a Sentence
“The act of fishing, particularly fly-fishing, is similar to the act of writing. The masochistic urge to wake in the predawn hours and stumble with loaded thermos toward an icy cold stream to catch something you ultimately let go is not dissimilar to the quirky yearnings that guide a writing life.
“Both activities draw adherents who crave and breathe solitude. Both fly-fishing and writing abound with foible and reward. Both offer fissures of clarity amid the ambiguity of everyday life. Both can give you hand cramps.”
—Holly Morris, writer, editor, producer and fisherwoman, “Fumbling After Grace: Fishing & Writing,” The New York Times, 1997
• Editorial Comment: And there’s all that clean-up.
PeezPix by Ted Pease
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