Thursday, July 23, 2009

Every Day a Treasure

If you haven't been stopping in regularly at Home on the Range, you miss some great writing, some wonderful recipes and some exceptional photography. Brigid is a remarkable woman.

Today she waxes eloquently on fishing:

With my house fading into shadow, darkness falling, I decided to head back. I didn't catch anything, my true catch was as intangible and indescribable as the twilight playing on the water. I think of what Thoreau said "many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after". For to fish is to flirt, with dancing water and surging life, warm lips to cool water, we reach for a transparent kiss of the unknown. We willingly bite the secret barb, to be brought to shore barely breathing, gasping up into somewhere unknown, searching upward to catch a glimpse of who it was that wanted us.

Read the whole thing here:

Fishing, Flying and Family Rememberances

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