Day: August 11, 2001

Why Trout?

We live in a world of symbols, we humans on earth with all our languages. The fish, a live, vibrant creature of our oceans, lakes and streams is also a symbol of hope, love and community. This was true for many primary peoples, for early Christians, and for young hippies … Read the rest

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Watermelon, Winesburg and Rootabaga

Recently I have been reading Richard Brautigan‘s ‘In Watermelon Sugar’ in conjunction with Sherwood Anderson’s ‘Winesburg, Ohio’. I find certain similarities in the two books, the action taking place in dreamlike landscapes and characters often being types, or “grotesques” as Anderson calls them. ‘In Watermelon Sugar’ also reminds me … Read the rest

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