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2016???

C.E. Grundler I’m going to be honest; the last few years have been a bit fuzzy in places, and damned erratic the rest of the time. And now it’s 2016? Already? Where’d the time go? Three words for 2016? Let’s … Continue reading

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Battery Powered!

C.E. Grundler I got all wired up and electrified last Wednesday, and thank you all for the helpful encouragement and reassurances. I’m feeling a bit sore and bruised up, with an energy level I don’t think I’ve ever had. I feel … Continue reading

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Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea. In 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick released his book by that name and received the National Book Award for his true story account of the sinking of the whaleship Essex, which sailed out of Nantucket in … Continue reading

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I’m getting a Pacemaker!

Lovely, isn’t she. Unfortunately, I don’t think Blue Cross would consider her a necessary life-saving device, and no, the last thing I need right now is another boat I can’t work on. All the same, when I hear ‘Pacemaker,’ it’s … Continue reading

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It ain’t easy being the Duck Manager

C.E. Grundler Yup. Duck Manager. That’s my new title, or at least it was in a typo-filled email addressed to me, but it works all the same. Our basin has it’s share of ducks among the docks, and they spend most … Continue reading

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Loose ends…

  C.E. Grundler That’s how I’ve felt this morning, kind of at loose ends. It took me a while to figure out why. Thursdays are my day off, and today is one of the first days I’ve had entirely to … Continue reading

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It’s deja-vu all over again…

C.E. Grundler Yeah, I really don’t like the look of this. Let’s all hope it follows the European model and drifts politely out to sea. Share on Facebook

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Havana Daydreaming

by John Urban On location:Cuba. Okay, not yet, but soon enough this blog will dispatch one of our writers to report on the happenings 90 miles south of the southern tip of Route 1. I, for one, would have several … Continue reading

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Fall at last….

C.E. Grundler It’s not that it’s been a long summer so much as it’s been non-stop for me since July, when I became master of a whole lot of docks.  And now that the days are growing shorter and the boating … Continue reading

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The Last Resort

By John Urban She came from Providence, the one in Rhode Island. For some reason, those opening lyrics of Don Henley’s song The Last Resort were an oft-stated part of my youth, long before I married a girl from Providence … Continue reading

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