The Shoe Policy is Introduced

The Shoe Policy is Introduced

Captain Flash came in with bananas, saying, ” I know this is unorthodox.” So I made bananas from her stash tonight. Captain Dashing warned that…

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Leaving the City of Lost Memories

Leaving the City of Lost Memories

A message in a Lunenburg coffee shop. We departed Lunenburg as we arrived, in fog. It reminded me of the book Invisible Cities, by Italo…

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Transit, Day 3 + Arrival in Lunenburg

Transit, Day 3 + Arrival in Lunenburg

Israeli cous cous salad. The transit flew by as it always does, as if in a dream. Perhaps even more so this time, because except…

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Transit, Day 2

Transit, Day 2

The fog rolled in… Thursday’s Menu Breakfast Sour cream coffee cake Lunch Ham bake (like meatloaf, but with ham.. tasted good but did not stick…

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Transit, Day 1

Transit, Day 1

Enjoying the sun as we got underway on Wednesday. Wednesday’s Menu BreakfastGrits, scrambled eggs and watermelon slices (? I think ?)LunchClam chowder with lobster stock…

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Bad Moon on the Rise

Bad Moon on the Rise

New guy, Neb, and P2 & P1, magnanimous fellows. Although we were supposed to leave today for Lunenburg, at muster we learned we probably would…

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All Crewed Up with Someplace to Go

All Crewed Up with Someplace to Go

Fallen petals on a street in Marblehead. Today was another day of change. We grew by one and it looks like Hawk will be leaving…

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The Choice of Boat

The Choice of Boat

Bread pudding out of old sticky buns. The thing about change is that it is never quite as scary as the fear of change. When…

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Tomorrow, Everything Will Change (and I'm not talking about the rapture)

Tomorrow, Everything Will Change (and I’m not talking about the rapture)

Tomorrow is one of the most talked about days in my short history aboard the Marlin. There is a boat in the tall ship world…

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