net repairs

In addition to selling fish from their boats, the fishermen use their afternoon at the docks to repair their nets. They’ll be heading out again in a few hours, and make good use of every minute.

I can get a giant tangle in thread just attempting to sew on a button. Watching these two doing something more complicated and much more fiscally important than fixing a button made me feel really quite inadequate in sweing-needle-based activities.

Sciacca, Sicily
photographed 9.5.2022

Posted on October 5, 2022, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. In far too many ways in American — and possibly the wider — society, competence is not appreciated or valued near as it should be.


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