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Dec 24, 2005 - day at sea and Amazon

12/23/05 Today we are at sea again and preparing to cross the equator. (Dez's father says he'll be looking for the dotted line when we get there!) On the back deck they had a ceremony, complete with a visit from King Neptune and his mermaids, to initiate all of the "polywogs" who have never been across before....all overseen and witnessed by the more experienced "shellbacks". Of course I was sleeping at the time of the early morning prep meeting for polywogs, and even though I could see the nasty stuff they were pouring on people's heads, I...

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