The Tam O'Shanter
Just Vinettes by Popo Ott
December 29, 2022
I call this series "Just Vignettes" because that's what they are, just short snapshots of things that have happened to me or have been told to me. I can vouch the stories you read here are mostly true.
It was cold in Pusan. Surprisingly cold. At least to me, the chill was bone-chilling. This was my first time experiencing a Korean winter.
Our ship arrived in Pusan for a visit, and officers and crew were granted liberty soon after. Walking away from the pier, my friends and I quickly hailed a cab in the industrial part of the city. Shivering as I entered the cab, I asked the driver if they...