I admit, it is beautiful… I grew up in Montana and spent many years in Minnesnowta so have kinda had my fill of the stuff over the years. As I was watching it fall today, it struck me that I have a very habit of digging up bad experiences from the past. Yeah, one of the… [Read More]
Once again, I have been caught without my camera last night. BUT, as usual, I had my phone. So, these pictures are terrible quality but I just had to post them – the view was spectacular. Once again, God turned an ugly day into a wonderful display of beauty.
The beauty of the earth is simply stunning! Check out the photo posted by Alex and Taru on their blog.
Note to self – remember to check the weather before going out in the sailboat….
I am watching hurricane Irene like the everyone else. I am not a “news” person – I am not a fan of twenty-four hour per day news and I certainly don’t spend my time sitting around watching it. However; this tropical storm has captured my attention. Initially, I was afraid for my boat. Now I… [Read More]
Hurricane Irene is coming – please, please, please turn away from the Fort Myers, FL area!!!! I am a couple thousand miles away from my sailboat and am terribly worried about her.
I was up flying very early yesterday morning – when the sun began to rise, the sky lit up in a blaze of glory. These pictures (taken with my phone) do not do it justice. These images were taken about 20 miles southwest of Albuquerque, NM looking east towards the Manzano mountains. I have a… [Read More]
There are a LOT of web sites available offering weather information for nautical, sailing, marine purposes. I figured an attempt to compile all of those sites might be useful. So, here goes… http://www.accuweather.com/ http://www.wunderground.com/ http://www.Passageweather.com http://www.sailflow.com http://wwwghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/GOES/ http://www.mwxc.com/ http://www.buoyweather.com http://l-36.com/weather.php http://www.intellicast.com/Travel/Weather/Marine/Sailing.aspx http://www.windguru.cz/int/ http://www.windfinder.com/forecasts/ http://bearpawsweather.com/ http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/home.htm http://stormcarib.com/
I went on a little sail a few weeks ago. My plan was to sail from Fort Myers, FL to the Florida Keys and back over the course of a two week period. In summary, it ended up being a five day sail and I did not make it to the Keys. However; it was… [Read More]