Cadillac Man…On a Boat

Cadillac Man…On a Boat

As I think I’ve mentioned before, I spent the winter of 2018-2019 living aboard in Annapolis and working for a yacht brokerage. The winter was pretty benign, which was nice, and the job was good and bad. The good: getting the company’s new website up and closer to where the owners want it (and getting paid for doing so). The bad: Not having a steady income or benefits because it was all 1099 work. Beyond that, it’s been fun and…

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One Person’s Art?

One Person’s Art?

Recently in my various social-media feeds, I’ve been seeing celebrations of the 30th anniversary of that seminal piece of cinematic art, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Really. Did you really think, back in 1989, that 30 years later we’d even REMEMBER that movie? Of course not. Yikes. Funny you should mention that… Thanks to the vagaries of the Dartmouth Plan — whereby students have to spend the summer after their sophomore year in school, meaning that a more traditional fall-winter-spring…

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Detour to the Past

Detour to the Past

After spending my birthday weekend back home at Plum Island, I drove back to Annapolis on Monday. Perhaps thanks to an overnight snowstorm (we had six inches or so on the island; 10 or so in town), traffic was light and I enjoyed one of the easier Newburyport-to-Annapolis drives I’ve ever had. Given the quick time I was making, I opted to cross Connecticut on I-84 and then head south to Westchester County before crossing the Hudson River at the…

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