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Saint Joseph's Wort

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At anchor one afternoon in Noumea I heard tiny knuckles rap Eurydice's waterline. I popped out the companion and looked overside. There swam a naked girl. They're French, down there, in New Caledonia; so they swim naked.
"May I come aboard?"
"There's a ladder made of cleats fastened to the rudder." I replied. Thinking quickly, I added: "I'm doing dishes. I'll be below."
It seemed good policy, if you are going to have naked women board your schooner, to maneuver them below. Sure enough, a bit later, feeling neglected on deck, she popped below.

I have thought hard on the subject, but I cannot remember her name. Other things about her which I cannot name I can remember; but not her name. I can tell you this about her: first gal I ever met with a piercing where it ought not be, this gal taught me the value of garnish.

How? A pair of sweats later we paused for dinner. I rowed her to a fine restaurant. Half a bottle of Pouilly-Fuiss
“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred they bore to his political opinions.” —Thomas Jefferson (1808)


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    EchambersEchambers Posts: 4,178 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Wonderful. Wonderful!
    -- "There's something that doesn't make sense. Let's go poke it with a stick."
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    jgibvjgibv Posts: 9,244 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Always a good read from you, Davis.
    Very cool gift Walt - definitely unique, and some nice cigars in there too.

    * I have a new address as of 3/24/18 *

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    WaltBasilWaltBasil Posts: 1,757 ✭✭✭
    As usual... a very entertaining read.

    As for the the little rug... doilies... it's a coaster. Borderland style. ;-)

    Enjoy, my friend, and live in the wind when you can.
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    StubbleStubble Posts: 8,275 ✭✭✭✭✭
    BRAVO!!!!
    Hey, you gonna eat the rest of that corndog?
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    MVW67MVW67 Posts: 5,592 ✭✭✭✭
    Enjoyable reading as always, thanks
    Life is too short, live it like no tomorrow...
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    C-LOVEC-LOVE Posts: 1,407 ✭✭✭
    Great read Davis, I always enjoy!!!!
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    allsmokedupallsmokedup Posts: 751 ✭✭
    hah, great story!
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    kaspera79kaspera79 Posts: 7,257 ✭✭✭
    That's one of the most original passages I have read in a long time.. Very nice.
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    ckrddsmkeckrddsmke Posts: 392
    Do you raise parsley now? Great read thanks!
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