Human Parts
Published in

Human Parts

This Is Us

The Father’s Day Fishing Trip I’ll Never Forget

I took my father fly-fishing for the first time when he was nearly 80. It turned out to be the only time.

My father in the Army during the Korean War. Photos provided by Jon Gluck

Eleven years ago on Father’s Day, a month shy of his 80th birthday, I took my father fly-fishing for the first time.

--

--

--

A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Recommended from Medium

My Nephew as I Grew Up

The Volume is Down

The Living and the Dead

How I Was Kidnapped

A Look Back — Song by Franco Robert

Two things I miss from the ‘before’

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jon Gluck

Jon Gluck

Jon Gluck is the Editorial Director of Special Projects at Medium. Previously, he held senior editorial positions at New York Magazine, Vogue, and Hearst.

More from Medium

Has Working From Home Given Us Extra Bad Habits?

288 School Shootings and Counting, Are We Ever Going to Do Something to Stop This?

Why I’m Not Starting a New Diet this January

new diet

Leaving San Diego