At The Wheel? (Leighton)


When I was about eight or nine years old,  Captain Hill of the Muskoka Lakes steamship Ahmic would let me steer down the Indian River.

He’d stand behind and tell me “One spoke left …” Or “Two spokes right …”

I was sure I was in charge and he let me think that. But the real captain was keeping close watch and ready to correct to keep us safe. Kind of makes me think of my Great Captain …

Leighton Ford

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