Long-time POWER readers may remember Marmaduke Surfaceblow, a fictional character whose engineering escapades were brilliantly portrayed in hundreds of stories published within POWER magazine’s pages over more than 30 years beginning in 1948. Today, the story continues through Marmy’s granddaughter, Marnie, who is an engineering wiz in her own right.

Marmy stops dreaming

Patrick Holloran stood under the mango tree, fascinated by the painted turtle that had just crawled out from under the heavy tropical foliage near the giant bamboo trees. It was…