He ar rived early but took a spot at the back of the banquet room. When I introduced myself before the event began and told him how many good things I had heard about him from mutual friends, he demurred.
Had I met his friend and employee next to him, he asked. He was the one who kept things running at Capt. Mark’s Seafood in Freeport, while Capt. Mark himself — Mark Friudenberg — spent time at the marina in Demi-John.