Tales From the City

Aye, aye, captain!

A young one’s take on ‘Old Ironsides’


During a recent Duck Tour of Boston with my daughter, son-in-law, and grandkids, Ben and Eliza, we went by the USS Constitution. The driver slowed down so we could have a good view of her. That’s when Eliza very loudly asked, “Is this where Captain Jack Sparrow lives?”

Jean Twombly / Wilmington

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