And her friend began walking upstream

Walking Upstream

There is a traditional story (origin unknown) that goes something like this: Two women are fishing on the side of the river, enjoying the weather and each other’s company. They have had quite a good catch, and are getting ready to head back, when they notice that many people are floating down the river, crying out for help. One of the women drops her fishing pole and begins pulling people out of the water. The other drops her pole and begins walking upstream. The first fisher turn to her friend in horror. “What are you doing?”, she asked, “These peopleā€¦

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