My 9 Month Hiatus

For most people 9 months is related to life changes like having a baby… the whole time you prepare and wait, knowing that at the end you will have this amazing gift from God– a little miracle.  My non-blogging hiatus for the past 9 months has been a preparation of sorts as well, just no baby– but…

Marine Research Vehicles 101

So, this isn’t as exciting as our first sailing posts, however– for the kids, they definitely got their sleeves wet! The NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration) has become one of my new favorite educational resources. Despite the (since Oct. 1) “non-essential’ government funding classification, their mission remains– Science, Service, and Stewardship.  To understand and predict…

Synergy

There are some things hoped for, dreamed about, and then relentlessly worked to attain.  Sailing is going to be one of those experiences for us.  We went out a few weeks ago and enjoyed seeing a storm move in front of us, followed by a beautiful arching rainbow and a dousing of rain.   What made…