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Lessons from Marcus Aurelius and my local fishermen

Beach in Port-la-Nouvelle, France. Photo by author.

It’s a good time for fishing

That’s what the Internet tells me. The moon is in transit, and though we can’t see through the lace-trimmed sky, patterned with algaic blooms of translucent cloud, the fish can sense it. They follow a light they can’t see…

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