Drawing by Lotte Walworth.
It’s said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but I’m not sure I’d recommend anyone become as obsessed with lobsters as I have. For example, it can lead to this sort of thing: an artistically talented high-school senior you know sketches your portrait and … you have claws.
I’ll take whatever form of flattery I can get, though, and therefore I consider Lotte’s portrait to be highest praise. At least it makes me look dignified, compared to, for example, this:
(Apologies to "Bruiser" Jeff Costa.)
All of which reminds me of a recent article in The Onion: ”Headline About So-Called ‘Lobsterman’ Extremely Misleading.”