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February 27, 2018

 I remember a “yachtsman” who shared a slip where I was docked in the 80s. He had just purchased a boat to spend family time. On his first outing he was rescued by the Coast Guard having broken down and swept out Jones Inlet. I asked why he didn’t deploy his anchor and...

February 27, 2018

Back in the day when diesel-electric powered submarines outlived their usefulness and were decommissioned their corpses were scrapped via traditional means and the steel sold off to be recycled into hand-tools, razor blades, and the like. However, that circumstance is...

February 27, 2018

Off the southern tip of Marco Island sits the mysterious Star Wars-style, igloo-like Cape Romano Dome House. Some locals suggest it was the community home of a secret cult, while others claim the structures had been left behind by extra-terrestrials.
Retired oil produc...

February 27, 2018

Many years ago several of us, girls who worked for Wall Street law firm partners, would meet to have lunch at Sloppy Louie’s near the Fulton Fish Market. After lunch we’d walk out to the end of the closest pier, hoping to see a tugboat docked or coming in to get lunch...