My dad and I just completed the annual migration from Fort Lauderdale to New York City on HOME, our Swan 46 (sloop).
We made the nonstop sail up the Atlantic Ocean in seven days — good time, but not as good as last year’s record five days.… Read the rest
We spent the past few weekends getting the garden patch ready. Spring arrived late in New York, but this weekend we finally planted our seedlings.… Read the rest
I love Costco. It’s a great place to spend a Saturday morning alone or with your loved ones. 🙂
On Christmas day 2012, in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, I was wondering about Costco’s policy on fire arms and other weapons.
What if one of my favorite places and retail institutions supported easy access to guns and ammunition?… Read the rest
Last year I published my 2012 personal aspirations.
Reflecting on the last day of 2012, I made significant progress. However, my multitude of aspirations probably prevented me from realizing any single one to an extreme. Regardless, my family is fortunate and thriving, so I’m most thankful for that.… Read the rest
I grew up with the simple value that you should leave a place in a better state than how you found it.
That’s the case whether it’s a kitchen, a conference room, the ocean where I sail and fish for recreation, or our public Internet.
As we close down 2012 and look to the new year and beyond, I can’t help but think about the world we’re leaving for our children: their “tomorrow.”
Are we leaving a better tomorrow for them?… Read the rest