Unlike a three-year-old, I realized that a good captain doesn't trust a green hand without verifying the work done and undone.
Pay attention, Lou!
Perfection is a hard act. But denial is a human trait that is hard to eradicate.
This is it, folks! Your opportunity to talk like a pirate - International Talk Like A Pirate Day, September 19th!
Nobody likes an unresolved mystery, and Spinney always held his cards close to his chest.
I couldn't see a future in which I acted like the responsible adult they expected. So the end.
" Wes, what's a 12 letter word for an idiot who endlessly natters on about uninteresting topics?"
Find a warm berth in some shoreside cafe, get a mug of coffee, and watch the inevitable.
I was not a native, but I was not a New Yorker anymore, either.
We are a society that prefers things square, plumb and regular. But life isn't that neat