by Jay Merton (writing as Molly Halloran)
Our guests were all settled in and enjoying the decaffeinated version of our extra-tastyorganically & shade-grown, fair trade, custom Danger Bay-Roast coffee, and various beverages contributed by “swigs!” (formerly know as “Shadbush’s Saloon” and now owned by Ines) as a way to promote business.
“Feel free to enjoy the upper deck,” 1st Officer Trigg Guudlender announced, “It’s a lovely moonlit evening.”
“Aw, we LIVE on th’ Lake,” Lar Farkleberry replied, “I’d kinda like ta explore this big boat, if ya don’t mind.”
The other guests murmured in agreement—there’d be plenty of time to go on deck later.
Meanwhile crewmen “Howell” & “Gilligan” were in the pilot house…
The guests, after a couple of hours exploring the boat, went out on the deck to enjoy the evening. All too soon the tour was over, and the Sparrow was safely docked in the harbor.
For most, it was a nice uneventful cruise!