One Library in Maine: Timeless Stories of Blueberries, Rocky Shores and Tasty Little Fish

time of wonder cover

Travel by the Book  As a Washington kid, the other three corners of the country have always fascinated me. San Diego, California, on my native west coast, was easy to get to. I’d knocked that off my bucket list by the time I was six, without even trying. Florida and Maine though, those proved harder […]

1 Lost Shipping Container Doing Some Good

sea life grows on shipping container Monterrey Bay

Maybe all is not lost when shipping containers go overboard. Fascinating video of a lost container, subject of a study by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.

So Far, this Independence Thing is Working

jer quincy myles on stern

One year ago today Tom and I declared our personal Independence Day, cast off the dock lines and headed out to cruise aboard Sunshine, our 32 foot Freedom. Since that day we’ve sailed to every state on the east coast of the U.S. Like this:Like Loading…

You’re Paying to Kill the Ocean

over-abundance of fish and shellfish at a supermarket seafood section

From Scientific American Observations: Overfishing and pollution have pushed life in the high seas to the brink of collapse, according to a new report from the Global Ocean Commission. “The oceans are a failed state,” David Miliband, co-chair of the commission, told Reuters. … The report warns that a combination of technology and big fuel […]

The Art of Anchoring

freedom sailboat aground

There are certain guidelines for securely anchoring for the night, but sometimes things just don’t work out. When they don’t, it helps to get good pictures. Attend to the Tide Enroute from our Fort Lauderdale vacation back to Beaufort SC, we were pushing hard to make as many miles as possible each day. We left […]

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