Month: November 2012

That Time of Year

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It’s going to be a white Christmas here in Gloucester, and I don’t mean snow. I mean the white plastic shrink-wrap used to winterize pleasure boats these days. Until recently, boats used to be covered in cloth canvas or reusable blue vinyl canvas. Boaters threw them over their Grady-Whites and their Rhodes-19s after they were […]

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All Roads Lead to Plastic

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Well, a lot of thoughts lead to plastic. I was reminded of that when I read Martha Cooley’s blog about coming upon a beggar along an upscale shopping street of Milan, Italy. Her thoughts turn from the beautiful merchandise to the beggar, to what happens in the end to all the beautiful merchandise and the […]

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The Next Big Thing Project

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Welcome to the Plastics and Water Don’t Mix blog. As a rule, I’ll be posting about just that, plastics in the oceans, a problem not just for the sea life, but for human life. But every now and then I’ll be writing about my upcoming novel, Float, which falls under that topic. Eventually, maybe everything […]

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