This memoir of Brian Ellig’s life begins in 1992, with flashbacks to 1967—a period of some forty-five years. Although the book covers a lot of ground, it is not meant to be a dissertation of personal travails or grandiose escapades, or a how-to book on fly fishing, rather a synopsis of a common man’s life journey in pursuit of true self and home and the life-changing experiences realized in the process, facilitated (or more easily endured) in large part through the contemplative sport of fly fishing. Read more
About Brian R. Ellig
Brian Ellig is recently retired from a thirty-seven-year career in procurement encompassing the construction and maintenance of numerous nuclear power and fossil power generation facilities from coast to coast. The last eighteen years of his career were spent in and around New York City, providing operational support for Consolidated Edison Company of New York’s (Con Edison’s) Indian Point Nuclear Generating Station, and upon its sale to Entergy in September 2001, for Con Edison’s massive power grid furnishing electrical power and gas service to the five boroughs and Westchester County.
Excerpt from the Book
MAY 25, 2011—Neighbors tell me the last of the lingering winter chill will be giving way to more pleasant temperatures in the coming days. Read more