John Connell: I can’t wait to show my son the rivers of life, for fishing is a gentle, life-affirming pastime

A fishing pier on a lake, no better place to reflect on life. Photo: Givaga

John Connell

That time of year has come again when the rivers – the lifeblood of our nation – are flowing fast and free. It is a time when the mind turns to the pleasurable pursuits of life, the hay and silage not yet made, the cattle out to grass. It is a good time to engage in one’s passions.