Mudcat Café message #3910649 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #142631   Message #3910649
Posted By: keberoxu
12-Mar-18 - 10:12 AM
Thread Name: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
Subject: RE: Jane's Rainbow: for all needing support & comfort
although I am an ignoramus about ships and boats,
I remember hearing the phrase
"batten down the hatches."

And I always associate it with the acts of God known as
inclement weather.
My area has a blizzard forecast . . .