Local John Gierach started fishing in the 1950s when that was what kids did back then. But he has turned it into a lifelong love of the challenging art of fly-fishing, and sharing his serene philosophy of life, and put it into his books.
“Summer of 60” poem
===pondering upon turning 60 years old ===excerpt,
History of life is an impressionist painting, interpreted as seen fit by the artist
..Chronicler of events pertinent to the teller
standing at the crossroads of memory and future as the foliage grows denser with the years
BOOKS – list for Christmas Giving or New Year’s Pondering
==The Bark of the Cony: after a severe childhood accident, George takes on the challenge of developing a unique life philosophy “not if, but how.” Thru mountain climbing. 67 peaks.
==You Might be Better Off Dead or Dying: Go beyond stagnation and fear of advancement in this entertaining and easy to read book that provides solutions to reach your purpose every day.
==Pond of Reflection: a fairytale for elementary school age kids. A mouse princess ventures on a quest to discover who she is. The friends learn about themselves (reflections) and what’s important in life.