Tag: sunset

sailboat beacon of light oceantroller

Beacon of Light

A gaze from the top of my newly rigged mast.  I was hoisted by the main halyard to put on the last piece, the backstay, while my jib halyard acted as the temporary backstay. My hands were a little shaky at the top, as I carefully extracted my phone from my tool pouch and muttered […]

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Lake Michigan sunset

The Great Lakes

Coastal (ocean) residents often overlook the majestic nature of the Great Lakes. Prior to my recent visit to Lake Michigan, many of my ocean dwelling friends scoffed at the thought of a lake. “But you can’t even see the other side,” I say, as I became slightly defensive of my childhood playground. The statement typically […]

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Outrigger paddlers in the ocean during sunset

Grounded in Water

       

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