Too Smart to Be a Fisherman
Eugene O’Leary didn’t want to be a fisherman.
His father fished out of Upper Whitehead, Nova Scotia all his life and although as a boy, Eugene would join his dad in the boat from time to time, he almost always got seasick.
Eugene says his father offered the most bizarre ideas to cure seasickness — remedies like eating raw cod livers. The only upside to that was the fact you weren’t sure what was making you lose your breakfast; the remedy or the seasickness.
If that wasn’t ...