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Old 11-20-2006, 10:14 AM
Keith Tinnin Keith Tinnin is offline
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Usually on some river, on some vessel; sometimes Plano, TX
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The DQ in particular fed some mighty fine "down home" crew food: Gumbo Ya Ya ( thank you, Aunt Lucy!), crawfish etoufee, fried catfish ( which I sorely miss in Alaska, but admit that King Crab ain't too bad a trade- off). When I first started on the boats I ate a lot of Humble Pie, as I proved Mark Train true in his words to the effect that "it ain't what a man don't know that hurts him near as much as what he does know that just isn't so." Lots of that in my transition from landlubber to river rat. But I was lucky, nobody ever sent me to the engine room for a bucket of steam, or to the Pilot House for a couple of relative bearings.
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