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To Be So Loved ~ #34

Serial #34 The tourist passengers on the ship just can’t seem to get enough of the party scene. I had no real desire to get involved, so when I was off-watch, you could often find me up in the crow’s … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #33

Serial #33 In American history it was the British who plied the Natives with beads and shiny baubles. It wasn’t supposed to work the other way around was it? ‘Do not accept any gift, or any food, from a man.’ … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #32

  Even before we could unpack our medical supplies from the row boats, we had Natives waiting in line – well, a circle, really. My eyes scanned the scantily clad people and gulped. Talk about primitive. I’d seen pictures from … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #29

There’s nothing like a night at sea to tell you just how insignificant you are in the universe. As I stood at the helm and looked out over the glass-like surface of the ocean, I felt so very small. Smaller … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #28

For as seasick as I was last night, you’d think I’d been born of the sea tonight. I spent all day with the Sailmaker, even long after the other Sailors had gone to catch a few scant hours of sleep. … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #26

    ‘Put one hand here, and the other here. Now, whatever you do, DO NOT LET GO. That’s my order.’ Captain Marlin patiently spoke as he positioned my hands on either end of a belaying pen middecks. ‘I’ll be … Continue reading

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To Be So Loved ~ #25

  The Crow’s nest… If I could stay at the top of the main mast forever, it wouldn’t be long enough. Weird thing about the nest, though. It’s not physically possible, but when the ship rolls one way, the nest … Continue reading

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