What a pleasure to stumble across this post, “If It Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It,” by Ry M. Sal on her For the Birds blog. Sal writes:
“I haven’t had the pleasure of riding on a tugboat yet… but after reading My River Chronicles, by Jessica DuLong — I have a new-found goal. … Jessica, my new BFF, also takes the opportunity to bring up other topics that I love… things like over-consumption and the world vs. technology.”
Welcome to the waters, Ry. Nice to have wooed another to the wonders of workboats. And thanks for this rousing finish:
“If you’re looking for a little ‘you can do it’ in your day to day, I highly recommend you pick this one up… You can thank me later as you quit your job or day-to-day to launch your own personal claim to One small step for WOMAN… “
[…] on another unrelated yet somehow related note… Thanks to Jessica DuLong for acknowledging my post two weeks ago on her book My River Chronicles — AND for not getting mad over my not […]
Have begun reading My River Chronicles at Peter’s suggestion. I am a friend, (I hope) and neighbor to him and Gretchen here on Elm Street in G-town. Congratulations, Peter tells me there is cause for that, and I am looking forward to reading My River. Always loved the Hudson since the time of Pete Seeger, and fireboats speak to engineer in me. Congratilations again.