Thursday, August 12, 2010

NO HOLDING BACK

I look at this and I see TOM SAWYER. What better thing for a kid to do on a hot summer day. That was a time, long, long ago. Makes me wonder what old Mark (Sam) might say if he were alive today. The world has changed a lot, but some things have been lost in all that change. I was thinking about that the other day while I was fishing down on the pond. It was hot that day.

25 comments:

  1. He seems to be bronzing nicely in the sun.

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  2. Well, Mark would recognize this at least as still being a favourite pastime. Cute shot.

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  3. I think Sam would have plenty to say about the world today and we would all benefit from hearing it. He'd make us laugh but he'd also make us pay attention.

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  4. A hot day fishing down at the old pond beats a cool day at work!

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  5. Get that kid some sunblock! I hope he practices catch and release.

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  6. It's true the world has changed a lot since the days of of Mark Twain. But lately I have noticed a ton of men, women and children enjoying the old-fashioned pastime: fishing. :)

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  7. Very cute! I do still see quite a few kids around here that like to go fishing!

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  8. Cute shot! A nice way to remember one of our best authors.

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  9. beautifully composed and shot!

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  10. Heheheee! Nice & cute, B! I'm sure Mark Twain has rolled over in his grave many times

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  11. Me too .. tho I have never fished I think it would be relaxing ...

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  12. The joys of fishing.
    Last summer when I took my Gboys to the beach the youngest scrounged around and found a stick and string and asked a fisherman by the dock if he had a weight and the guy gave him a weight and a lure and Bradley went out on the dock and caught a small fish. Everybody around was delighted for him. Small town ingenuity. MB

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  13. Thanks for comment in my blog.
    I like this picture. Something peaceful about it.
    Have a nice evening:)

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  14. Adorable picture, it reminds me the sweet pure heart of a kid and all dreams as well!
    Léia :)

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  15. A good idea and a nice caption!

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  16. This is very sweetly done, I feel cooler just for having seen it.

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  17. Adorable. I love it. I want it.

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  18. Appears to be a good place to catch goldfish

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  19. Things were so much more simple when we were kids. Good thing you're still nine ;D

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  20. I love this scene more than I can say. . .

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  21. I'm sure Mark Twain would have loved seeing his little adventurous boy so quiet making part of this lovely scene - a break for the writer! :-)

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  22. Hahaha. And I thought of Huckleberry Finn! Fancy that. I know I've said this before, but you really live in a very interesting town!

    Sorry I haven't visited sooner. But many thanks for visiting Norwich Daily Photo and leaving your comment. Come visit again tomorrow!

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