June 2010

Arrival in the Marquesas

by Dane June 20, 2010
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As the days rolled into weeks, time became a blur. We quickly lost track of what day of the week it was. We were a long way from home, but our arrival seemed theoretical, like it would never actually happen. John finally shook his nasty cough, which I neglected to mention, sounded horrible. If it weren’t for his stoic nonchalance about it, I would have started writing a eulogy and considering what to tell his parents after his makeshift burial at sea. “Sorry, the the freezer simply isn’t big enough… But I saved his head…” Though he sounded like he […]

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