The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59418 Message #3310726
Posted By: Amos
18-Feb-12 - 06:46 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
AMos laughed in his snug Captain's cabin as the first harbor lights drifted past the porthole.
Man, the fantasies that Book Master could spin up. Even to thevery end, he didn't believe his garrulous fictions had finally caught up with him.
Ah, well. The chafing gear was in place, the mooring lines being run out, and in the wet, dark midnight air, the vessel was snugging down once again in her familiar berth.
It wouldn't be the same without the Book Manne, the skipper thought. Probably just as well, though.
He poured himself a tot of single-malt to celebrate, and dragged thoughtfully on his pipe. Some will have to tell our Mom, he thought. But it won't be me.