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A Water-Filled World

A Water-Filled World

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If the person who named our planet Earth was being accurate, it would have a name that reflects how over 70 percent of the planet is water. What would you call it ā€” Ocean, Liquid, Aqua, Water, or maybe Moisture? Iā€™d probably go with the first choice, as most of all water on our planet […]

Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It had always been my dream to one day raise my headsail, stare straight into the eye of the wind, and let it sweep me away. I imagined myself at the helm (ten pounds thinner, of course), jibing, tacking, and coming about in perfect harmony. All I had to do was finally pass my twice-failed sailing test (my salty instructor growled that I had the chops, but lacked the confidence).