Happy Thannksgiving

I am crewing off Monday and the little ones take up all my free time so you will not hear from me for a few weeks. I’d like to wish all of you people a Happy Thanksgiving…

The Parrot

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a

bad attitude and an even worse vocabulary. Every word out of the bird’s

mouth was rude, obnoxious, and laced with profanity.

John tried and tried to change the bird’s attitude by consistently

saying only polite words, playing soft music, and anything else he

could think of to ‘clean up’ the bird’s vocabulary.

Finally, John was fed up, and he yelled at the parrot. The parrot

yelled back. John shook the parrot, and the parrot got angrier and even


John, in desperation, threw up his hand, grabbed the bird, and put him

in the freezer. For a few minutes the parrot squawked and kicked and


Then suddenly there was total quiet. Not a peep was heard for over a

minute. Fearing that he’d hurt the parrot, John quickly opened the door

to the freezer.

The parrot calmly stepped out onto John’s outstretched arms and said,

'I believe I may have offended you with my rude language and actions.

I’m sincerely remorseful for my inappropriate transgressions and I

fully intend to do everything I can to correct my rude and unforgivable


John was stunned at the change in the bird’s attitude. As he was about

to ask the parrot what had made such a dramatic change in his behavior,

the bird continued, ‘May I ask what the fuck did the turkey do?’


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Happy Thanksgiving, Cheng. I’m spending mine aboard. Enjoy your time with the wife and kidlets.

Happy Thanksgiving, but we’ll be skipping the turkey for wahoo.

Hello cheng! i am new to this site however you do know me as the mate on the crosby mariner. happy thanksgiving to you as well and your famely

HappyThanksgiving to you Cheng…!