It's an age-old problem among sailors- how much money is enough?
Samuel Johnson said:
"No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into
a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of
being drowned. A man in a jail has more room, better food and commonly
Man had a point.
So I'm coming down to the last few days here at the ol' HQ, and rather than go home on Tuesday, I'm working over another week. Going to be going up north doing home heating oil runs up the Hudson, in fact.