Thirteen Ways To Gain Power

We purchased Fayaway in a relatively unadulterated state. She had very few accessories. No autopilot, windlass, sailing instruments (wind, speed, direction), canvas, and not even a cooking stove. Just the bare necessities, and yet two items were quickly removed upon her acquisition: central air conditioning and a dorm-type (110V) refrigerator. She was a dock queen …

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Martha’s Vineyard Doesn’t Stink

Herman Melville entered Edgartown Harbor in 1841, after a long voyage aboard the whaling ship Acushnet. Moby Dick was later published in 1851. I'll bet you think this post is about the island southeast of Buzzard's Bay, Massachusetts. Or maybe from the first sentence perhaps a brief discourse of Herman Melville? Of course, I'd be …

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