This has played merry havoc with the recording schedule of Historically Thinking, because no one wants to listen to sobewome whob talbs lak dis because of a sinus infection. So we’re dipping back again into our tiny archive to replay an early interview that didn’t get the attention that we think it deserved.
Maybe that’s because no one could figure out what fly fishing has to do with history. It doesn’t, necessarily. But it does have a lot to do, as you’ll find out in this interview, with how humans perceive and love places. “Place” is a special word for us here at Historically Thinking. While some get suspicious when humanists talk about the love of place, and sneer that they’re just step away from blood and earth, lebensraum, and the sound of jackboots on the march, we think that people can sincerely and gently love places. We think they call some of these places “home”. And if people are what they love, then we’d better figure out what kind of places they love, and why. Read More→