The Infamous Pirate Queen and the Traveling Rations

Happy National Cookie Day, Beautiful People (https://foodimentary.com/2012/12/04/december-4-national-cookie-day-2)!

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Was there a pirate ship called The Black Pearl that roamed the Caribbean? And was there a flamboyant, dashing Jack Sparrow who captained it? No and no!

The main lie, of course, is that Jack Sparrow never existed, and the real pirate, on whom Johnny Depp’s character (largely composite) is loosely based, was oh! so far from the fierce fighter of the Disney extravaganza! Captain John Rackham, AKA Calico Jack, has never achieved the legendary wealth and glamour of numerous victories at sea attributed to infamous pirates. His peculiar fame lies in the bosom of his wife, Anne Bonny, and her best friend Mary Read, both the combatant stars of Calico Jack’s crew.  There is no one better to tell you this story than a brilliant Scottish Celtic singer and songwriter Karliene:

Every word of this haunting song is true, including the fact that Anne Bonny was a red-haired beauty. To…

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Dorothy!

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  1. Well worth a second reading

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    1. Thank you, Derrick, and I do get the hint. I seem to be drastically short on time lately, and, given the number of new followers, I opt to repeat old posts rather than keep silent for weeks, if not months.

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      1. That wasn’t a hint, Dolly. A true fact 🙂 X

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      2. A true fact that you enjoyed re-reading it, or that I have been unabashedly repeating myself instead of posting new content?

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      3. I enjoyed reading it. Your stories are so good.

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      4. Coming from you, the compliment is truly appreciated, Derrick.

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  2. Rations fit for a queen, pirate or otherwise!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Mimi!

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  3. Eliza says:

    shabbat shalom!
    Love, light and glitter

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    1. Thank you, dear Eliza! Shabbat Shalom!

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  4. purpleslob says:

    Isn’t most of Disney lies??
    But whatever, cookies are always good!

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    1. It’s not lies, Melinda, it’s creative fantasy, right?

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  5. What a delicious cookie to fascinate my pondering. The Disney Hollywood really works our imagination.🤔

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    1. Thank you so much for a lovely comment, darling.

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  6. Great information, with a wonderful recipe too. Thank you very much Dolly. Have a beautiful week. Michae

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    1. Thank you so much, Michael! You too, have a great week.

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  7. kelleysdiy says:

    These cookies look delicious! Happy Cookie Day!!!

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      1. kelleysdiy says:

        What’s your weather like there? Mine is so cold….it’s the first in years so cold on Christmas..brrr

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      2. The weather is changing every minute: nice and sunny, then all of a sudden dark and raining… I hope we get to enjoy the fireworks without a rain.

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