Sunday, January 16, 2022

Can I buy you a fish sandwich?

This is a question I get asked a lot. And my answer is always the same:

No, you cannot buy me a fish sandwich.

I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “Why not? I have the money. I have the means. I can go to the store and purchase a fish sandwich for you. It’s not a big deal.”

And you’re right. It’s not a big deal. But that’s not the point.

The point is, a fish sandwich is not something you can just buy for someone. It’s something you have to make.

It’s an experience.

The process of making a fish sandwich is an intimate one. It’s a labor of love. And it’s something that should be shared between two people who care for each other.

So, no. You cannot buy me a fish sandwich. But maybe, just maybe, you can make one for me.