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Posts tagged as “L.J. Wallace”

Nautical Lyrics

I’ve never been real big on poetry. I’ve tried reading it and even writing it, but I just don’t have the knack for it. Or, in some salty way, do I?I had a friend years ago that aspired to be a musician. Unlike many of…

Down At The Old Boatyard

I’ve always been of the opinion that guys need two places to remain balanced: one is a place to be alone; the other is a place to be with other guys. In both cases, if possible, it’s best if it involves boats.The “alone” place is…

Renaming A Boat

The naming of a boat, even a very small boat, is a serious matter.-William Adkin I sell boats, new and used, so I don’t need our trade journals to tell me LOTS of you have bought new or a used boat recently and you’re wondering…

Seagull Savvy

Seagull, seagull, sit on the sand; It’s never good weather when you’re on the land.-Old mariner’s weather proverbOspreys, egrets, herons, pelicans, cormorants, ducks and many other sorts of waterfowl wing about our coast, but there is no more common and dominant bird around the littoral…

Pirate Soul

It’s a rather interesting phenomenon that most of us think of pirates as romantic heroes, despite the fact they were common street criminals roaming the open seas. I have over a dozen coveted books about pirates and some of my favorite movies are the old…

Consider the Crab

I can unequivocally state that my favorite seafood, by far, is blue crab. I’ve always thought it quite logical that it required so much time and effort to extract the delicacy recessed inside such a formidable, almost alien-looking body. It looks more like some rare…