I know you will never entirely comprehend this:
the course of action I’d suggest is a course of action I can’t suggest. 
I miss the peace of fishing like when I was a boy.
Forty years I’ve been at sea.
A war at sea. A war with no battles, no monuments,
only casualties. I widowed her the day I married her.
Although l disapprove of the things you’ve done,
l can’t quite bring myself to condemn you