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SEA Currents: Corwith Cramer


August 05, 2015

About a Tree

John Kasparian, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Historic Seaports of Western Europe

Noon Position
36° 21.0’ N x 7° 06.1’ W

Description of location
Cadiz

Ship Heading
dock

Ship Speed
0 kts

Weather / Wind / Sail Plan (from 1300 Watch Change)
Clear skies and a light northerly breeze

Souls on Board

Looking for beaches in Cadiz, Spain, but instead we happened upon a tree. 

Isabella, Jamie, Madison, Avery climbed the tree with me. 

Like climbing aloft it was old and fun, the tree was pleased to have us five.

We hooted and hollered skipped and ran.

Annoying every local in town. 

The tree was bigger than me.

It towered 60 feet tall and 100 wide. 

Bearing down on us like the end of my time.

The trip is over, and has come too soon. 

Much like my blogs due date that looms and looms. 

One day late, never I said, but the tree kept me instead. 

Today I write yesterday’s past, like Magellen’s, Daiz’s, and Columbus too!

Except they killed a bunch of people and yesterday was nothing like that.

Categories: Corwith Cramer,Historic Seaports of Western Europe, • Topics: c261  port stops  spain • (0) Comments
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