Into the Lion’s Den
As I look out my front window, the house across the street plays peek a boo through the swirling snowdrifts — fading in and out of view as the wind throws a fluffy white blanket over the ground.
Writing about sailing and cruising seems a little out of context as I begrudge the plow operator for leaving another towering mound snow in my driveway. Winter and sailing in Newfoundland do not play well together.
Perhaps it’s time for a little mental holiday…
Thinking back a ...
Boaters in Newfoundland and Labrador Launch Association
Above photo: St. John's, N.L. Photo by Jay Parsons
With my fingers wrapped around the steaming mug, I stood in the cockpit slowly inhaling the smell of fresh ground coffee and cool salt air.
It was another beautiful morning, bright sunlight and not a breath of wind. Looking across the harbor, it was like we were afloat on a mirror — the reflection of the puffy, marshmallow clouds as easy to see on the water’s surface as they were in the cobalt blue sky.
Casting an eye ...