Land-lubber, for the time being…

After a successful season aboard the TS State of Michigan, fall 2023 brings a time of recuperation and rest. The cause; a self-inflicted elbow injury that went untreated for over a year. Now, a week into the 6 + week surgery recovery period, I’m thankful my wife and family are willing to take on the …

A Galley “Blackstone” – Takes Me Back to the “Egg Days”.

If you are unaware, most cooking equipment, save the propane BBQ grill on the aft deck of the ship, is electric. Not a big deal to many folks, as this is a common means of cooking in many a modern home today. But to a seasoned veteran of the land-based “hot food line”, this is …