Re: NANFA-- cooking sunfish

Roselawn Museum (
Wed, 30 May 2001 13:23:08 -0400


I raised four kids as a single parent, so I appreciate your plight. Plan
your next vacation in the South. Your old man can visit air-conditioned
attractions while your NANFA friends help you take the little guys fishing!
I have a stepson that is obsessed with hook 'n line!

Steven A. Ellis
Kennesaw, GA

>If it were only that easy. I kept thinking I could get to that point,
>but life has a funny way of changing a persons plans. The 2 oldest boys
>would be fine. I kept thinking the once youngest third would get to the
>point where he would be safe on a boat, but it didn't work out that way.
>He's autistic and would need constant supervision, which I could provide
>except then we got number 4 who's now 9 months old (there will be no
>more) and I can't deal with both of them and still be able to show the
>older 2 how to fish, change their lures, handle a boat, and remove any
>fish they may catch from the hooks. The "old man" won't watch the baby
>for more than an hour or two and that's not enough time to fish. Sadly
>by the time the baby's old enough the oldest will be all grown up and
>out of the house. Guess I just need to find a good and helpful fishing
>partner. :)

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