Thoughts on a hurricane

Facebook posts, Tweets and Instagram photos of Hurricane Sandy ravaging the Eastern Seaboard are all pouring into our news streams today. Many of us haven’t been able to tear our eyes away from it, sending our love and well wishes to everyone who is facing the storms tonight and hoping they are safe and that…

Doers Dreamers and Doners

When I was younger and growing up on a sailboat in various parts of the world, my Mom was a ham radio operator.

She belonged to a network called the “DDD Net” (it was like the social networking site of the 70s and 80s). Today’s version would be a Facebook group or online forum for the “Doers Dreamers and Doners” of the sailing world.