Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Splintering Cane: Feminine Reactions


I told my wife that the friend I'm going to build bamboo rods with had bought a bamboo fly rod.
- Why he wants to build a bamboo rod if he already bought one? She asked.
Why do the birds sing? Why the green is green? What keeps a rock from crumbling into dust?

The friend told he was casting his split-cane in the yard. A lady, a neighbor, walks past with a dog and smiles.
It is January, there is snow on the ground, pretty cold, about a hundred meters to the nearest lake shore, frozen lake shore, a guy is casting a fly rod as old as she. What's there to smile about?


Jay said...

So, you're going to explore the bamboo world huh?
Watch out because the bamboo virus is probably intense and stay for life! :)

Anonymous said...

Yeah, you don't know what you are getting into. Tempting though!

The Mad Fishicist said...
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The Mad Fishicist said...

The old lady's smiling because she just finished reading The River Why.

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