Winter sailing on the Atlantic Ocean. Atlantic City to Cape May, New Jersey. We skedaddled from AC as soon as there was enough light. The morning was cold and I skated around the frozen dock as I cast us off. For our third mid-winter day offshore we again enjoyed freezing temperatures, sunshine and big, soft […]
Some of Us Love Snow I’ve always loved snow. Growing up in the Seattle area, where most years an inch of snow was a lot, I never got enough of it. Becoming an adult changed nothing, I still love snow. Here in New England, where it snows every few days, I still get a little […]
Attending to Hurricanes Throughout the summer various tropical depressions, storms and hurricanes were spinning out in the Atlantic. Knowing we would eventually be heading south along the Atlantic Coast and potentially into the path of these tropical storms, I looked at hurricane news every few days. But in early October I gradually stopped watching. Hurricane […]
How many Northwesterners would like to be doing this right now? Raise your mittens! Photo of boys playing in Maui surf by Mari Hotchkiss.