Nan-Chuck the Woodchuck

I was casually shooting arrows into the target on a hill deep in the woods of my backyard in VT, where trees install satellite dishes to listen to the stars. Suddenly, I heard the rustling of the leaves, slower than that stirred up by squirrels or chipmunks. I turned into a tree and after a […]

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A Thousand Miles In Eight Days: A Play At Sea In Three Acts. ACT ONE.

Setting: A tall ship (clipper schooner) in the Atlantic Ocean making a voyage from Jacksonville, FL to Boston, MA. Cast of characters: Natty (first-season deckhand, main protagonist, sometimes antagonizes out of boredom) Christian (second-season deckhand, frugal with words, kind with animals, has occasional luck with jokes) Tobey (deckhand, extremely knowledgeable on knots, splicing, and sailing […]

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