The Boy, Me, and the Cat

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Ravenio Books, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 172 pages
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 This classic tale of a trip down the Intracoastal Waterway in 1912 contains the following chapters: 

I. The Cruise of the Mascot 
II. Provisioning the Mascot 
III. Cabin Accommodations 
IV. Battleship Near Newport, Rhode Island 
V. Tied Up in Erie Basin, Brooklyn, New York 
VI. Execution Rock 
VII. Entrance to Delaware and Raritan Canal, New Brunswick, New Jersey 
VIII. Snugged Up to the Left Bank of the Canal 
XIV. Gunny Sacks Filled with Dry Leaves for Fenders, Raritan and Delaware Canal 
X. Lock on the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal 
XI. Canal Basin, Delaware City 
XII. Bugeye Oyster Dragger, Chesapeake Bay 
XIII. Two Young Men on Assignment for “Motor World” Magazine 
XIV. Chesapeake and Albermarle Canal 
XV. Visitor on Board at Stumpy Point, North Carolina 
XVI. Waterfront, Beaufort, North Carolina 
XVII. Wrecked at Cape Fear, North Carolina 
XVIII. Completing launch repairs, Southport, North Carolina 
XIX. Offshore between Southport, North Carolina, and Georgetown, South Carolina 
XX. Plantation at Frederica, Georgia, where John Wesley Established Methodism in this Country 
XXI. Paddlewheel Steamer on St. John’s River, Florida 
XXII. Lighthouse at St. Augustine, Florida 
XXIII. Alligator Farm at St. Augustine 
XXIV. Spanish Ruin at Matanzas Inlet 
XXV. “Flying Machines” at Daytona Beach, Florida 
XXVI. Relaxing at Cocoa, Florida 
XXVII. View from Anchorage at Palm Beach, Florida 
XXVIII. Mouth of Biscayne Bay 
XXIX. Do-It-Yourself Drawbridge Near Halifax, Florida 
XXX. Mascot Overhauled and Painted in Miami, Florida 
XXXI. The Bark “Rakel” at Fernandina, Florida 
XXXII. H. in the Boatswain’s Chair Scraping and Varnishing the Mast 
XXXIII. Manteo, North Carolina 
XXXIV. Sand Dunes at Nag’s Head, North Carolina 
XXXV. Inner Basin At Mowbray Arch Ghent, Norfolk, Virginia 
XXXVI. Plank Platform at Railway Station, Clay, West Virginia 
XXXVII. Lighthouse on Chesapeake Bay 
XXXVIII. Coney Island, New York 
XXXIX. Houseboat in Port Washington, New York

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Charming has become perhaps a devalued word and is a little old-fashioned. So is this book, and the charm is in its period and its attitudes. It is eminently readable, straight-forward in its style ... Read full review

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Canal Basin Delaware City
Bugeye Oyster Dragger Chesapeake
Two Young Men on Assignment for Motor World Magazine
Chesapeake and Albermarle Canal
Visitor on Board at Stumpy Point North Carolina
Waterfront Beaufort North Carolina
Wrecked at Cape Fear North Carolina
Completing launch repairs Southport North Carolina

Gunny Sacks Filled with Dry Leaves for Fenders Raritan and Delaware Canal
Lock on the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal
Offshore between Southport North Carolina and Georgetown South Carolina

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