How Many Firsts Can We Rack Up In One Day? Once out of York Harbor and at sea we began a day full of firsts. For the first time the decision of where to head and where to bed down for the night was all ours. We had several options in mind, but over the […]
Prologue If the streets of New England had still been iced over on January 8th, we probably wouldn’t have taken the drive to Cape Cod for our anniversary. Instead we’d have taken the train into Boston for a nice dinner. And that would have been a shame. Since Provincetown lies at the far northern tip […]
Usefulness depends on your perspective – a lesson from Useless Bay When Captain Vancouver and his crew scrawled the words Useless Bay across their map, the name made good sense to them. For a ship the size of Discovery, this wide, shallow bay with a sand bottom provided nothing – no place to land and get to […]
Algae, lichen and rust color the soft gray boards of a weathered dock.