The sails were prepped. The mooring lines had been cast off. People on land, still toiling at their bottom painting and de-winterizing tasks, were waving bon voyage to us as we motored out of the marina.Continue Reading "And Yet So Far"
Dans ses écrits, un sage Italien
Dit que le mieux est l’ennemi du bien.
– Voltaire, “La Bégueule”Continue Reading "The Enemy of Good"
Or: Making Interactive Web Maps with USGS Topobathymetric Lidar DataContinue Reading "Contours"
I’m writing this in an active thunderstorm. In February.Continue Reading "The Woods"
This title sounds somewhat like “a sail of two sillies” said with a certain speech impediment, and while that may accurately describe the crew of Fortuitous, in this case I’m referring to Tilley hats.Continue Reading "A Tale of Two Tilleys"
I don’t recall a year as widely reviled as 2016.Continue Reading "Happy New Year"
Welcome to the new boat log.Continue Reading "Something Looks Different"
I guess it’s that time of year when I’m supposed to be reflecting on things, but I haven’t really yet come to terms with the season being over.Continue Reading "Dipsticks, Grumps, etc."
Every week, I’ve been paying special attention to the shoreline, trying to catch the fall foliage at its peak.Continue Reading "Sudden Autumn Syndrome"
On the last day before we moved the clocks back an hour, I attempted to save as much daylight as possible for a solo sail around the bay.Continue Reading "Eastern Daylight Time"