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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Whither Social Media?

Whither Social Media?

I’ve been waffling lately over the role social media is going to play in my life going forward. And several factors, both personal and global, contribute to that uncertainty. And by “social media” I’m largely referring to Facebook. On the global level: Several friends have deleted their Facebook accounts in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal currently simmering in our national discourse. And I have to say that the egregiousness of that data breach is breathtaking. No, it’s not…

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