Month: February 2016

The Weather

December 22 – February 15. I know everyone has experienced bad weather this winter, snow, ice, traffic gridlock, shortages of bread and milk (and in Cabbagetown, probably a shortage of beer and wine at Littles). And I know some of…

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The Forestay

February 8. I paused (again) to catch my breath, and looked around. I was past the spreaders, almost to the top of the mast. The view up here is nice. On a calm day like this you can see the…

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Passage to Mexico, Part 2

Jan 25 – Jan 26. In which: We Heave Too Hard, Engine Sucks Wind, Bob Loses His Head, and “Crab for Breakfast? No Thanks, I’ll Have Beer Instead” Yesterday’s post found Blue Wing’s crew in the Gulf Stream 75 miles…

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Passage to Mexico, Part One

Jan 23 – Jan 25. In which: Omens Are Ignored, Weather is Excessively Benign, Protagonists are Lulled into Complacency by Proper Functioning of New Gear, Big Brother Hovers, and Ghost Reef Attacks
 Nor’Easter Jonas, which dumped snow from Dixie to…

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