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Rendering Honors

[from the stabenow.com vaults, 2007] April 13 Today’s photo is of another cutter rendering honors to Munro. This is a long-standing, time-honored maritime tradition between warships. The XO explained the process to me. First the officer of the deck tells all stations to man the rail on the passing side. We were passing port side…

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Loving Coasties

Second of the guest blogs I wrote for 49 Writers, No Moose in June. — The absolute best part of a writer’s life is the research. I’ve written two thrillers, Blindfold Game and Prepared for Rage. For both novels I went on patrol with the US Coast Guard, first on Alex Haley for 16 days…

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