December 28, 2010

Men of Iron, Ships of Wood

As a child, this is what I wanted to grow up to be. I was a little confused at the time about the current state of maritime technology.

Onboard the Parma
1932-33, photographer Alan Villiers

5 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

IT'S NOT TOO LATE!

downtown guy said...

I'm too cold to even think about the sea right this second.

May said...

Your confusion about the current state of maritime technology cracked me the hell up. It's so true!

Ms. Moon said...

And all my fault. I think I was the one who confused you guys. Fairies? Sure. Wooden ships? You bet!

downtown guy said...

Hey, I thought dragons were just extinct, like dinosaurs, until I was in grade school. No lasting damage.