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Ira Bickoff
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The Outermost Vacation
Our family vacationed this summer on  Cape Cod .  In between mini-golf at the Wellfleet drive-in-theatre  and ice cream at  Macs-on-the-pier  my thoughts settled on Henry Beston's classic work of nature writing -  The Outermost House .  The book poetically ...

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Grand Turk
The Crew of StB recently returned from a dive trip to  Grand Turk .  Click HERE  for a Google Earth tour and discover the rich cultural and natural history of this special place.

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CHAPTER 17: THE LAST RELIEF
                     SOUTH! THE STORY OF SHACKLETON’S                        LAST  EXPEDITION 1914–1917 "Captain Davis brought the Aurora alongside the ice edge off  Cape Royds  on the morning of January 10, and I went ashore with a party to look for some r...

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CHAPTER 16: THE AURORA'S DRIFT
                                  SOUTH! THE STORY OF SHACKLETON’S                                              LAST  EXPEDITION 1914–1917 "Due west we can see the Possession Islands, lying under the stupendous bluff of  Cape Downshire , which shows large p...

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CHAPTER 15: LAYING THE DEPOTS
       SOUTH! THE STORY OF SHACKLETON’S   LAST  EXPEDITION 1914–1917 “March 9, Thursday.—Had a very bad night, cold intense. Temperature down to —29° all night. At 4 a.m. Spencer Smith  called out that he was feeling queer. Wild  spoke to him. Then at 5.45 ...

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CHAPTER 14: WINTERING IN McMURDO SOUND
                                           SOUTH! THE STORY OF SHACKLETON’S                                                   LAST  EXPEDITION 1914–1917 "On March 23  Mr. Stenhouse  landed a party consisting of  Stevens ,  Spencer-Smith , Gaze, and  Richard...

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COMING SOON 3-D Tall Ships in Google Earth <iframe width="500" height="300" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" style="border: none; overflow: hidden; width: 500px; height: 300px;" allowtransparency="true" src="http://www.dvidshub.net/video/embed/108941"></iframe>
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