Twenty Five Years? Really?

…Knowing how way leads on to way…. (Frost) A post, led to a comment, led to a post, led to a photo, that led to an abandoned piece of writing. So, I think I will share it here.  More sailing memories.  And to be clear, shortly after this Thanksgiving I fell in LOVE with Antigua:…

Provisioning in Bermuda

This post is the first in a series about the year I spent (fall 1985-August 1986) as the cook/stewardess/deckhand on the Jubliee, a 75″ sloop. When you shop for food, supplies, and stores on a boat it is called provisioning.  Provisioning is a snap, really, when you are traveling shorter passages (three to five days),…

Jubilee Photo Album

That darn 99 things meme and Michael Doyle’s comment has got me thinking about the year (fall 1985 to 1986) I spent on a boat – a 75 foot, sloop rigged, Ted Hood designed motor sailor.  Well, I’ve tried to write about this and I find that I can’t write about it all at one…