Life as a Fisherman’s Daughter

“My family owns an offshore lobster company on Cape Cod.” I say as I introduce myself to a group of colleagues in Boston.

“Oh cool, so your dad is a fisherman?” Someone replies.  No.  It goes far beyond that. Not only was my dad a valedictorian at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, but has a degree in extreme weather, a graduate degree in the Atlantic Ocean, and a PHD in functioning efficiently on 3 hours a sleep for over twenty years.  There is a certain stigma that lies behind being a “fisherman” or a “lobsterman”. And as I’ve gotten READ MORE HERE>>> 

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