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Attention All Hands: Sea Stories Wanted

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The goal is to publish good sea stories in paperback and eBook format under the title: The Sea Adventure Collection by October 2017. Continue reading

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Vatican Museum’s Gallery of Maps Includes Fine Nautical Artwork

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Wondering about the adventures those sailors must have had back in the 1500s; the elaborate paintings of sea creatures made my imagination run wild.
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Making Peace With Japan, A Sea Story

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After weeks at sea, the sailors only want an exotic meal and a cold beer, but this port visit turns into a reckoning with history after they meet some friendly locals and find themselves Making Peace with Japan. Continue reading

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The Pirate, Part 1: The Traitor (Free on all eReaders)

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Young deckhand Jack Turner is 45-nautical miles south of Key West, Florida, aboard a Coast Guard Cutter. He’s standing watch as a lookout, searching the open ocean for illegal aliens and drug smugglers. When he spots a speedboat that is … Continue reading

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End Discrimination in the Military

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Today we have white, black and brown, male and female admirals and generals leading soldiers and sailors from all walks of life. Continue reading

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Salty Art Sparks the Imagination

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Back in the old days only bikers, sailors and hookers had tattoos. Continue reading

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Honoring the USS Arizona Memorial

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Being on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise, 80-feet above the water, I could clearly see the rusted remains of the USS Arizona sunk in the harbor mud just a short distance away. Continue reading

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Great Sea Stories Part One

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A good sea story has a nautical disaster, a shipmate gone mad, a monster up from the briny deep, and if none of that, a sailor having a good shag with a dark-eyed beauty in a tropical port. Continue reading

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When the Wife Sees a Picture of You in Sin City

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It’s a bad thing when you’re a sailor and your wife back home sees pictures of you on liberty in the Philippines. Continue reading

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“How much is your bar fine?”

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Chris drank a TruCola and admired the delicate line of Maribell’s jaw and her long black hair falling on petite shoulders. Maribell liked his clean shaven chin and the way his T-shirt stretched across his chest. She was relieved that he sat back and kept his hands to himself. Continue reading

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