Sunday, October 12, 2014
I'm Back From Fishing
the end of the road. I strongly suspect that the Hoopersville Hoopers provided the inspiration for the Turlocks of Michner's "Chesapeake."
photos from when the house was there, before it was destroyed by Hurricane Irene. We went as far south as South Marsh Island, a hop skip and a wet jump to Smith Island, the famous watermen community which still speaks an archaic dialect of English.
We caught fish at most of the places we tried, if only a few at some. Fishing improved as the tide picked up, the wind let up and the sky clouded over. Here Pete holds one of Carrie's fish with South Marsh Island in the background.
Oh, and I got back in time to see the final quarter of the game, when Redskins lost to the Cardinals.