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September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day – one of our favorite random holidays of the year. We didn’t invent it, but we sure love any excuse to throw in an Arrr! In random conversation or demand some Grog from our local Barman. Last year we celebrated by sharing some of our favorite pirate […]

Captain Blackbeard: Edward Thatch, The Notorious Caribbean Pirate

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When people think about the history of the sea, the first thing that springs to mind is pirates. The golden age of piracy was in the Caribbean during the 16th century. It wasn’t until the 1830s that it died out, but by then some of the most famous pirates had cemented their names into history. […]

Who were the real Pirates of the Caribbean?

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I have to admit, sometimes I consider myself somewhat a Pirate of the Caribbean.  Or, at least I imagine what it must have been like to have been one. These daydreams usually come to fruition when I’m racked back on my favorite lounge chair on my deck, eyes gazing past the foothills of the El […]