Everyday is a Tuesday Here in Marble Hell

“They don’t call it Marble Hell for nuthin”, the captain says as we line the ship up for a tie-up at Marblehead stone dock in Ohio. From the wheel I can see white water breaking over the pier where the load rig is situated; at the end of a long conveyer belt that runs...

A Month of Stone

Trouble is a communal creature and it has found a pleasant place to roost right here these past two weeks.   There have been two major fuel leaks on the main engine and multiple mechanical...