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The 2007 Season Has Arrived

The 2007 Sailing Season has finally arrived. It really seemed that winter would be hanging on for a few more weeks, but it has gone out with a bang. My friends Norm and Elizabeth delivered their new boat, Averisera from Connecticut up to Boston, with only a short delay due to the Nor’Easter than was […]

Why Give In

Why give in to the criminals? Why give in to the terrorists? A while back, I wrote about one of the more sane responses to terrorism—you can read that post here. Why should we help the criminals and the terrorists achieve their goals? I think the media in this country has to re-think its approach […]

An American Problem

One of my on-line friends, Alex, recently posted this message in response to the killings at Virginia Tech. I have been watching the news here in the US… What drives young people to go to a school and shoot people like that??? And its not the first time either… God help America….this is so crazy….. […]

Virginia Tech Shooting

( Events andNews )

“If I knew that today would be the last time I’d see you, I would hug you tight and pray the Lord be the keeper of your soul. If I knew that this would be the last time you pass through this door, I’d embrace you, kiss you, and call you back for one more. […]

Happy Easter!

( Events andMy Life )

While I’m no longer a big fan of this time of year, I would like to wish my readers, friends, and family a Happy Easter or Passover, as appropriate. One of my favorite photos of this season is this one:

Happy Birthday!

Today is my nephew Nicholas’s sixth birthday. He is very excited to be six. My sister had a massive party with tons of his friends. I avoided the party… that many five and six-year-olds are way too noisy for me. It is also the forty-something birthday of one of my best friends, Brian. He’s over […]

The Season Approaches

( Sailing )

Well, winter looks like it has finally decided to give up and move on. The boating season is almost upon us. I have been told that the Pretty Gee will be coming out of storage mid-month, and I have a few spring projects to do on her. Unfortunately, my schedule for projects last year was […]