Are Animals More Reasonable Than Colleagues?

July 29, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

This bit of humor, which first appeared in the Wall Street Journal, describes a businessman’s first experience with trout — in this case on Connecticutt’s Housatonic. “In a sport brimming with such bromides as ‘the worst day of fishing is still better than the best day at work,’ fly-fishing is reputed to be one of the office’s most potent antidotes. After all, no e-mails or office troubadours interrupt you midstream. The only thing you’re chest-deep in is water and the slippery rocks along the riverbed are no more treacherous than the men’s room floor.” Jared Sandberg on SanDiego.com.