More Practice

More Practice

Toying with the beginning of a new story idea. It starts something like this: Blast from the Past After draining a par-saving 20-foot putt and settling back onto the driver’s seat of his golf cart, Mike took a swig of water as he picked up his iPhone to check email. The three others in his foursome were all finishing the 14th hole when Mike looked at his in-box and watched as his whole world exploded into a billion pieces of…

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An Announcement

An Announcement

Hi Folks, Just a quick post to let you know that I’ve created a new site for Further- and sailing-related information. It’s called Take To The Ship, and you can find it at that name dot com. That’s where I’ll be posting anything related to my life and times on board my boat. I’ll have stories and photos, and I’m hoping to do a lot more video, all in an effort to share the joys and woes of boat owning…

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Is This The Real Life?

Is This The Real Life?

Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland, was, as my father used to say, “a royally shitty day.” In stark contrast to Saturday’s sunshine and high-80s temps, Sunday featured chilly, wind-driven rain all day long. Just a soaking, miserable day (that peaked with some thunderstorms around 4 a.m. Sunday night/Monday morning) that precluded any outdoor fun and games. The day also taught me a lesson I apparently have to keep learning over and over again. I sat inside and, like…

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