Month: March 2018

Home Sweet Cold, Snowy Home

March 26, 2018 John and I had a great time in St. Augustine sightseeing, eating, and playing mini-golf (he won), then back down the ICW to Vero Beach.  Totally uneventful with stops in Daytona and Titusville and a long, but easy, 60-miler the last day so John could celebrate his birthday with our Vero friends

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Alone at Sea

March 15, 2018 As a young man I devoured all the books of the great solo circumnavigators — Slocum, Chichester, Aebi, Guzwell and the greatest of them all, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.  Although life choices and the fact that I am a pretty timid sailor took me in other directions, doing the 6000-mile Great Loop (always

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Youth Sailing Foundation

March 9, 2018 While in Vero, I had a great time helping out at the Youth Sailing Foundation of Indian River County.  As a former reporter, I must disclose that Pat Harris, a close friend and business associate for 35 years, is Chairman of the Foundation.  But I will also disclose that I was a

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