Tag Archives: night sailing

Bombs Over Baghdad!

May 5, 2014: Shrimpers.  That’s what they were.  Those strange looking UFO ships out on the water. They were huge shrimping vessels with massive football stadium-like lights flooding the deck.  No red or green for port or starboard, so you … Continue reading

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“I’m Okay!” … sort of (Viewer Discretion Advised)

April 28, 2014: The first thing I remember seeing after the fall was the big, white meat of my arm.  Between the time I hit, opened my eyes and blinked several times at it, it had grown twice the size. … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter Three – By the Moon

After a beautiful sunset and a warm meal, we settled in and sailed all through the night on Thursday.  If you’ve never done it before, never felt that feeling, it will be hard to conjure. I don’t know if I can really capture … Continue reading

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