Dauntless Lurks in the Dusk

While Dauntless is preparing for her debut, my back is complaining that it can’t support the lifestyle my mind demands. So I thought the analogy of a car stuck in the snow, with spinning tires was a pretty good.  But now I have a little additional bit. Last night, before bed, I wrote about theContinue reading “Dauntless Lurks in the Dusk”

Three Goals in Three Days

I can handle that.  In the middle of the night, it finally dawned on me that I needed a goat that I could accomplish in one day. As Ziggy Stardust would say, Wham, Bam, Thank you, Ma’am. Otherwise my brain just keep spinning, like tires spinning in the snow going no where. Not fun. Well,Continue reading “Three Goals in Three Days”

Why I Am Not Afraid

  Being in the New Ross Boat Yard daily, now in the spring, almost daily I run into people who ask me about our passage across the Atlantic.  They always ask if I was ever afraid.  Yes, inwardly I do roll my eyes, but now I have my answer down rote, I was never afraid,Continue reading “Why I Am Not Afraid”

 I Love Brilliant Women

And even just really competent ones or highly functional ones.  What brings this to mind? Another episode of Wallander of course.  The Cellist.  Watching the beginning, seeing her play, yes I know it’s drama, not real, but I realized how attractive I thought she was and realized it was far more than just her EuropeanContinue reading ” I Love Brilliant Women”

Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia

Make the Plan, Do the Plan. So here is the plan.  The first four months show little change, but after I get back from the USA in mid-October it will be a lot of cruising. Previously I had decided to stay in Europe this coming year, but life happens and circumstances change. Therefore, In NovemberContinue reading “Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia”

Time is Flying; But My Head is in the Clouds

Or am I flying and that’s why my head is in the clouds? Such weighty questions, so little time. What else is new, as my friends would say? I did make a list of all the things that still need to be done between now and the next few weeks.  It’s a long list.  MostContinue reading “Time is Flying; But My Head is in the Clouds”