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October 20, 2014
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An absent-minded professor


Peter leaped into his car and dashed back to the fly fishing center. Having lost two rods myself through similar moments of carelessness, I know exactly what Peter was going through. He arrived at Wayne’s exhibit breathless, with a look of hopeless desperation on his face. Wayne simply gave him a wide smile and handed him the bright, shiny tube saying, “Ah, so you are the one that leaves newly bought fly rods behind.” Peter was ecstatic to be able to retrieve his brand new Simroe rod. He went from the depths of despair to the heights of joy in an instant. He may have retired from Columbia University; however, he still is an absent-minded professor.