For those who've watched me for awhile, I once started a story about a pony who owned an airship from an earlier time, and struggled to take it on a epic journey.
The Denver is a navy ship from an earlier era, which the navy has been ready to retire for several years. And I'm about to take her on an epic journey, wether she wants to go or not.
I love my full bodied girl, but she can sure be stubborn at times. Some of her mechanical difficulties have been... Amazing is the only way I can explain it.
I wonder if its natural for a XO to talk about his ship like a significant other.
Hope my wife doesn't read this, she might think I'm cheating on her with 17,000 tons of artfully arranged steel.