When not out on the water, there’s plenty of shore work, and there’s plenty of net that needs mending. This is a nice picture of the corks in the foreground, taken by Tamie. I enjoyed the mending. It was kind of nice down time between the intensity of fishing. I could put my headphones in and get caught up with my reading via an audiobook.

Note my headgear. I put my hair up in a top-knot. A sweater from the thrift store served me well and converted quite nicely into an open-top stocking cap with room for my hair, or some of it anyway. In this picture, I’ve got hair coming out the top and bottom.

5 thoughts on “Time to mend

  1. My wife does a quite a lot of knitting. She always says that it kind of knits her soul together. I wonder what mending fishing nets does to one? A wonderfully earthy image of you.

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    1. Thanks Don.

      I’ve thought about taking up knitting. I see folks knit while they chat. Does your wife knit while she watches tv? I listen to a good deal of audiobooks, so I could probably knit on autopilot while I did some reading. Learning while at the same time finding a sustainable solution to clothing one’s self…and others! Knitting is a great way to make Xmas presents, huh?

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      1. She does knit while watching TV. But what scares me about women and knitting is that they knitted while watching people having their heads cut off in the French Revolution.

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