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The Tales of Captain Mel #2

The Mugging Gone Wrong For many years after my Mom divorced him, Dad captained international tugboats, guiding massive container ships through canals worldwide, including the Suez. When he wasn’t overseas, which was for about nine months of the year, he called Key West, Florida, home.            To give you a little […]

The Tales of Captain Mel #1

Short stories of my larger than life Father Hello, how does this day find you? I hope well. I wanted to write a short intro to lay the groundwork, so to speak, of what you will be reading in this blog post series. My Dad, born Baby Boy Holder in Corning, California, on April 19th, […]