When I was younger, I never pictured myself as the sentimental type.
I would look at my dad when he saw an old friend or listen when he talked about how much he loved our old family cabin, and I thought, “That will never be me.”
But life has a way of changing people. The longer you live, the more special the days of your past become.
And so it was with me when I revisited my younger days by returning to the farm ponds I used to fish with the legendary Virgil Ward, the TV show host and lure designer who passed away in 2004.
I was invited back by Virgil’s grandson, Eric Curnutte, a friendly young man who is determined to keep his late grandfather’s legacy alive.
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