I can not think of the right words to thank everyone for their kind words as I begin the next adventure of my life.
As most of you know I was born and raised here on Long Beach Island and have never left.
My plans are to go fishing & crabbing and enjoying things that I have not been able to do the last few years.
When I was 40 I had the energy to fish all night and then come to work but as I got older I could not do it.
The last 40 years have been a wonderful part of my life where as I had all kinds of people walk in and out of my life. Some stand out more than others and there are some that have left wonderful memories behind. I have watched 4-year-olds grow up, marry and now I have their children as my customers.
There is so much satisfaction in showing people how to fish and then having them go out and catch.
I am glad that I have been able to share that experience with them.
I only hope when the store it is sold it will be to some one that cares about people and treats them fairly as I know that is something that Jingles would have wanted.
Once again thank you everyone and I hope I see you out fishing.