Archive for August, 2014

One Last Chance

Today is a bittersweet day. I will be going to see Lauren Elizabeth Kelley for what will likely be the very last time. I will find out today if there is anything left of the amazing young woman that I have loved for over 20 years–all of her life. Today, she has a choice to […]

A Basic Sailboat Owner’s Library

I have noticed a lot of new sailboat owners seem to need an idea of what they need to know about being sailboat owners. Here is a good basic library for new sailboat owners. Books on Maintenance and Repair These books will be invaluable in keeping the boat afloat and in good shape. This Old […]

Real Friends

A little over thirteen years ago, when Gee was in the hospital, one of my best friends came down to visit her. The previous Friday, he had walked into his boss’s office and told her that he was flying down to Virginia because he needed to be there for two people he loved–that his best […]

Honoring Lauren

Recently, I was at the local West Marine delivering a pair of snack sized cheesecakes to my friend Maddie. She and I started talking and she asked me why I made them. I thought about it for a minute and realized that the reason I have been making snack-sized cheesecakes and delivering them, in some […]