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Sailing with Charlie: A Merry Life … Ho Ho Ho

Santa & Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates, their history and lore are fascinating and have been very much in the public eye since the Pirates of the Caribbean movie trilogy several years ago. Everyone loves a pirate – but why? Because he represents freedom, an escape …

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The Dish: Seasons Change

Harvest Habersham's farm to table seared duck breast dinner.

The seasons turn quickly and already it’s December and Christmas! During the summer, I dined at the Harvest Habersham in Clarkesville, a wonderful ‘farm to table’ restaurant in the mountains of Georgia, where Chef Chris Bolton prepared this delicious duck …

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A Sea-Going Ghost of Christmas Past

Fatty In a Hatty

It was the late 1950s.  We were in the tiny fishing village of Carrabelle, Florida, rafted alongside some fishing boats. Our iron-fastened 40-year-old schooner Elizabeth blended right in with her rusty, rough-hewn topsides. My mom was counting our pennies to …

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