Harry and Bryan set out at 6:16 am this morning from Flamingo, with the sun and tide both rising. The weather station in Marathon said there were 15 mph winds from the West, gusting to 20. They had to beat into the wind sligh...
They made it to checkpoint 3! At 6:08 pm EST Thursday March 6 I received Harry's OK message from the SPOT transmitter. They waited on that little island at the top of the picture until a storm passed, then went on their way a...
The bulk of my knowledge of boats and sailing comes from reading Robb White III books as a kid. I hope I got all my terminology right as I wrote these blog entries. I spent a lot of time in boats when I was little, but as the...
At the end of my last post Harry and Bryan were in their 38th or so hour with no sleep on Tuesday night. I finally got an SPOT custom message at 10:41 pm EST that they were stopping to camp. Look at this adorable little islan...
Halloween has never been the same for me as for people that live in town. When I was growing up out here in the country I had a green plastic witch mask and a horrible black wig. I used it every year. It would scare me if I l...
When my eye doctor told me I had Spasms of Accommodation it became a metaphor for my life. It is an opthalmic condition where the muscles in the eye are constantly contracting, trying to make things more in focus than they really are. I have science degrees in physics and oceanography. I appreciate the balance of nature and I embrace technology. I am a hermit in a tiny house in the longleaf woods of the Gulf Coastal Plain. I take pictures and build things and write essays on my blog. I like high quality objects that can be cleaned up and repurposed.
Built a house and repurposed a 31' 1951 Spartan Aircraft Trailer
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