Rimas has survived yet another passage, and lost yet another boat.Continue Reading "Farewell to Mimsy"
A storm by any other name…
Explosive cyclogenesis, a bomb cyclone, a weather bomb, bombogenesis, explosive development, nucular [sic] winter, the beast from the nor’east—although sources will tell you that the naming convention has to do with rapidly dropping barometric pressure, others will tell you that it’s overblown weather rhetoric.Continue Reading "Cyclonic Bombogenesis"
It’s been a while…Continue Reading "Double Trouble"
In a truly mystifying turn of events, Rimas has cheated death once again.Continue Reading "Rimas Rescue"
Jen and I took the weekend off from sailing to go to the boat show in Annapolis.Continue Reading "Annapolis Boat Show 2017"
I didn’t get to sail this weekend, but I spent a lot of time following (and not following) Rimas.Continue Reading "The Lost Weekend of Rimas"
Experience has taught us that sailing on the Fourth of July is just not our scene, but there are always OPBs.Continue Reading "Other People’s Boats"
The drift continues.Continue Reading "The Rimas Rebound"
The absurd refrain of “weekend coastal storms” kept us from sailing Fortuitous once again. Rather than be cooped up in the house, constantly reminded that we can’t sail, we decided to take an impromptu drive to anywhere.Continue Reading "Drive to Anywhere"
Somewhere in the pre-dawn light between Flagstaff and the California border, the train ground to a halt. I had given up on sleeping in my semi-reclining coach seat by day three of this trip and had surreptitiously made my way into the vacant snack car to try to stretch out in a booth. Even after winning the last…Continue Reading “May Showers”