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    THE DAILY GRIST..."Well, I’ve got to be honest, old friend, taking on a new, regular writing job is just about the last thing in the world I’m thinking about here in month two of my retirement from the Newspaper business.”—George Martin, retired newsman

    Wait ‘em Out
    Today's column Rick Cornish, (but mostly George Martin
    Tuesday, July 29, 2014


    I don’t know if this was the first Welcome column we posted by George Martin, but I know it’s an early one. My mother, whose name was Millie, was the stuff of legends when it came to fishing. Many a time when the entire extended family went to the Delta for a weekend of fishing, it was my mother, her wiry little 4’11” frame perched on a boulder on the embankment, who’d be the only one who “brought home the bacon”, (i.e., enough catfish and bass to feed the entire clan that night. Millie had a single fishing tip, and she shared it with anyone who’d ask…and more than a few who wouldn’t. “It’s really simple,” she’d say, you just gotta wait ‘em out. Don’t be in a hurry, for God’s sake, them fish gotta eat sometime, and when they’re ready, you just make sure you’re holdin’ a rod and reel.”

    And so it was with George Martin; I knew he’d be one of the biggest catches in my Welcome columnist angling career, but, too, I knew that when George said something, you could depend on his meaning it. So I followed my mom’s advice and, sure enough, the fish eventually got hungry. Here’s a piece the SF Examiner lifer wrote early on…a nice one for a summer’s day, we thought.


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    Bluegrass, Banjos and Barbecue
    Today's column from George Martin
    Thursday, July 24, 2007


    We’ve had a few posts lately about Rosine, KY. It brought back memories of a visit my wife Barbara and I made there shortly after Bill Monroe’s death. I poked around in the archives and found this story I had written for the August, 1998, Breakdown. The headline was: “Bluegrass, Banjos and Barbecue...A California Boy’s pilgrimage to Rosine, Kentucky, Bill Monroe’s home town.” -- GM]

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