By Jimmy Buffett
'A Salty Piece of Land' is the story of cowboy Tully Mars's magnificent adventures as he visits the lighthouse on Cayo Loco, a tropical island that isn't on any map - definitely the right position to run clear of all of your difficulties.
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I asked her. “The prisms concentrated the burner’s light into a piercing beam that shot out to the horizon. The crystal lenses were held together by brass plates, and the whole thing weighed about four tons and floated in a circular tub containing about twelve hundred pounds of quicksilver. That allowed it to spin in a near frictionless environment. It was rotated by a clockwork assembly of ropes and weights that hung down the shaft of the lighthouse, and it had to be wound every two hours by the lighthouse keeper on duty.
He reached his trembling hand into the bag and produced a small carved gecko lizard that hung from a leather strand. “Put it on,” he said. ” I took the pendant from Johnny and tied it around my neck. “It may not seem like it now, but you are heading home. ” “Something tells me there is a journey in my future,” I said. “Most people’s jobs suck. You just need to find one that sucks less. ” After I hugged him and left, I stood on the steps of the entrance to the hospital and looked up at the window of Johnny’s room.
The short, handwritten description of her sainthood said that she had earned her title when her mean stepfather was struck dead by lightning after he had lopped off her head for some minor offense. My painting of St. Barbara went home in a blanket of bubble wrap. Little did I know that she would lead me into a world where lighthouses not only still existed but still guided the lost souls loose on this earth. My travels with Mr. Twain had taken me all the way from Heartache to the Alabama beach town of Heat Wave.