Category: Just for fun!

Shark!! (And A Dang Good Grouper, Too)

This is really a story about my friend Mark Cole and his willingness to put himself between a shark and me while spear fishing in the Ragged Islands. I’ll let Mark, in his own words, tell the story, but first a bit of background. I’m new to Spear Fishing. Oh sure, I’ve carried around a […]


Traveling with Pets

  Tugboat and Sailor are part of our family and travel with us, wherever we go. We often meet other travelers that tell us they gave up their pet(s) in order to go cruising. Our dogs bring us so much joy on a daily basis that we can’t imagine not having them with us. To be […]


Project Sunset – near Gwen Island, VA

This summer Michelle and I have seen some spectacular sunrises and sunsets and I’ve been wanting to take a time lapse with my new Nikon D7200, but I just haven’t been able to pull it off. When the conditions were right, I had other commitments, or couldn’t get set up for the right shot. I […]


The Love Affair Continues…

We arrived in Bermuda on May 25th. I fell in love on May 26th and the love affair continues. With no AC racing going on this week, we’ve been spending quite a bit of time ashore. Everywhere you look are lush gardens full of beautiful flowers and plants. Here’s a quick view of some of […]


16 Days of Racing!!

We’ve been having a blast watching the Louis Vuitton qualifying races here in wonderful Bermuda. We watched the opening day races from the America’s Cup Village, which was quite an experience, but expensive, hot, and a challenge to get to. Since then, we’ve been part of the “Spectator Fleet” aboard ROAM. Since the races start at […]


All I can say is WOW!!!

With winds at 20-25 knots and rain, the America’s Cup Semi-Final races were held today in the Great Sound on Bermuda. It was both exciting and horrifying as the weather took its toll on the boats. Not a single boat made it off the race course without damage and Team New Zealand pitch-polled at the […]