Blackbeard on a hydroplane


My hometown of Seattle isn’t big on that NASCAR thing—instead, they’ve got over-motored boats scudding and bouncing around the lakes and sound at insane speeds. One reader was nice enough to remind me of the summer rituals, and also that they’ve got pirates, which is always a plus.


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    Ah yes.. I remember them running up the street, scraping their swords on the ground, scaring all the little kids with bloodcurdling “yarr”s when I was a young lad watching the Hi-Yu parade in West Seattle.