Monthly Archives: December 2014

SIDEBAR – The Bathtub Effect

“If you want your boat to stay pretty and polished, then keep it at the dock.  If you’re bumping into stuff, that just means you’re getting out there.” His name was Larry.  He was an old salt living there on … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Use the Word ‘Run’

I wouldn’t.  It just doesn’t quite capture it.  Jumped.  Landed.  Struck.  Those are all more appropriate.  But, run?  No.  I wouldn’t say we ‘ran.’ May 10, 2014: After a wild, peanut-shelling, hatty-hour hollerin’ night at Bowery Station, Phillip and I … Continue reading

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Hatty Hour’s Over

May 10, 2014: We didn’t last long after the fun-loving Blue Dolphin Crew and their Roo showed us such a great time at the oyster warehouse and diner.  It was a few hazy steps back to our boat docked right … Continue reading

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The Blue Dolphin Crew, a Roo and Us Too

May 8, 2014: “Well, how long you plan on staying, son?” Chief Varnes asked. “Uh, two nights, sir.  Maybe three,” Phillip responded. “Alright, why don’t we say thirty dollars a night.  You head on over to City Hall tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Who You Gonna Call?

May 7, 2014: So, the whole world and only Carrabelle’s got it …  I know your curiosity is killing you.  As one faithful follower put it, “I’m sure the server crashed with the flood of responses you received.”  Touche.  But, … Continue reading

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